Hamilton College

Burke Library

Digital Humanities Initiative
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Primary Contact:
Janet Thomas Simons
co-director DHi

Program Overview

The Digital Humanities Initiative (DHi) at Hamilton College is a collaboratory – digital parlance for a research and teaching collaboration – where new media and computing technologies are used to promote humanities-based teaching, research, and scholarship across the liberal arts.

Year publishing activities began: 2010

Organization: services are distributed across campus

Total FTE in support of publishing activities: professional staff (3); undergraduates (6)

Funding sources (%): non-library campus budget (50); grants (50)

Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):

Open access focus (1–5):

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Publishing Activities

Library-administered university press publications in 2015:

Library publications in 2015: databases (5); undergraduate capstones/honors theses (3)

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Media formats: text; images; audio; video; data; concept maps, modeling, maps, or other visualizations; TEI; 3D; virtual reality

Disciplinary specialties: religious studies; creative writing; africana studies; history

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Internal partners: campus departments or programs; individual faculty; undergraduate students

External partners: Open source liberal arts consortium - Islandora consortium group

Publishing platform(s): Fedora; Islandora

Digital preservation strategy: digital preservation services under discussion

Additional services: cataloging; metadata

Additional Information

Plans for expansion/future directions:
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