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At the University of Virginia Library Scholars’ Lab, advanced students and researchers across the disciplines partner on digital projects and benefit from expert consultation and teaching. Our highly-trained faculty and staff focus on the digital humanities, geospatial information, and scholarly making and building at the intersection of the digital and physical worlds.

Project Incubation

We develop open source software and open access content, in collaboration with UVa faculty and grads, and fellow librarians. We're committed to collaborative work, publicly shared.

See some of our R&D projects.

Graduate Training

We support emerging scholar-practitioners through Graduate Fellowships in Digital Humanities and UVa Library's innovative Praxis Program.

Learn more about our fellowships.

Experimental Humanities

Desktop fabrication, physical computing, and augmented reality: we cultivate spaces for tinkering, experimentation, and scholarly engagement with new technologies.

Visit our new Makerspace.

Geospatial Scholarship

We specialize in spatial analysis across the disciplines, providing University-wide training, classroom and software support, and consultation on GIS and the creation and use of maps.

Get help with GIS and spatial data.

Latest Blog Posts

Reading the Kardashians

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to read the dialogue that passes between members of the Kardashian family on Keeping Up with the Kardashians? To have those seemingly intimate conversations and confessions in the form of a literary production that is open to analysis, interpretation, and text mining? Me neither. Not until…. Continue reading “Reading the Kardashians”.

See all our posts.

Community Events

We host a popular lecture series, highlight graduate student and faculty research, and offer hands-on workshops that enhance teaching and research.

Date/Time Event
January 23, 2017
10:00 am–11:30 am
Miriam Suzanne's Practical Guide to Losing Control
Alderman Library, Room 421, Charlottesville
January 23, 2017
7:00 pm–9:00 pm
Reading & Booksigning: Miriam Suzanne
OpenGrounds, Charlottesville VA
January 24, 2017–March 16, 2017
All Day
Research Data Services Spring Workshops
Brown Library, Rm. 133, Clark Hall, Charlottesville VA
January 26, 2017
4:00 pm–6:00 pm
Digital Humanities Mixer at Cafe Caturra
Cafe Caturra, Charlottesville VA
February 3, 2017
10:00 am–11:30 am
Michelle Moravec on How to Make it as a Woman in(to) Wikipedia
Alderman Library, Room 421, Charlottesville
See all our events.