Collaborate → Iterate → Discuss

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

Are you our next Head of Graduate Programs?

“We build up people and practices more than products.” That’s part of our charter, and the Head of Graduate Programs is essential to this mission.  We in the Scholars’ Lab and University of Virginia Library are thrilled to alert you to the new job posting As the description on the University of Virginia job…. Continue reading “Are you our next Head of Graduate Programs?”.

Coming soon: DH@UVA Conference Oct. 14&15, 2016

After you enjoy NEH@50 celebrations, and in between this fall’s workshops and speakers, come to an intimate conference on digital humanities, right here on Grounds, Friday and Saturday October 14 and 15, 2016.  We’ve been developing an interesting conference program aimed at building the DH community at UVA.  At this event we’ll also be further…. Continue reading “Coming soon: DH@UVA Conference Oct. 14&15, 2016”.

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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
October 26, 2016
10:00 am–11:30 am
Panel Discussion: Digital Pedagogy in a Liberal Arts Context
Alderman Library, Room 421, Charlottesville
October 27, 2016
10:00 am–11:30 am
Workshop: Introduction to 3D Printing
Alderman Library, Room 423, Charlottesville VA
November 3, 2016
10:00 am–11:30 am
Workshop: Easy Database Administration with Python & Django
Alderman Library, Room 423, Charlottesville VA
November 10, 2016
10:00 am–11:30 am
Workshop: Introduction to Design Principles
Alderman Library, Room 423, Charlottesville VA
See all our events.