Digital Humanities

Developing tools and methods to digitize artifacts such as art and letters, innovate ways for the public to experience these, and discover new knowledge - with particular expertise in collections related to human rights and cultural legacies.

Research Projects

DAM-Developing a Digital Asset Management System for the Archival Holdings of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
Principal Investigator(s): Richard Marciano
Funder: USDOI National Park Service
Research Areas: Computational Archival Science > Digital Humanities > Information Justice, Human Rights, and Technology Ethics
Creating a cutting-edge Digital Asset Management System with the National Park Service (NPS) to preserve and manage the digital assets of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site.
Community-centered Strategies for Sustaining Digital Humanities Scholarship
Principal Investigator(s): Katrina Fenlon
Funder: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Other
Research Areas: Digital Humanities
Identifying strategies that digital humanities research communities may use to contribute to and increase the sustainability of their own digital resources and collections.
Developing a Digital Asset Management System for the Archival Holdings of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site
Principal Investigator(s): Richard Marciano
Funder: USDOI National Park Service
Research Areas: Computational Archival Science > Digital Humanities > Information Justice, Human Rights, and Technology Ethics
Creating a cutting-edge Digital Asset Management System with the National Park Service (NPS) to preserve and manage the digital assets of the Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site.

Recent News

Frank Burke (seated) at the July 4, 1969 ceremony on the Constitution Avenue steps in Washington, D.C.

Frank Burke (seated) at the July 4, 1969 ceremony on the Constitution Avenue steps in Washington, D.C.

Preserving History, Remembering a Pioneer

David McCartney and James Petersen founded the Dr. Frank G. Burke Endowed Graduate Research Award
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Dr. Galina Reitz Develops iTAP a Collaborative Project Providing Technology Support to the Senior Community

Local stakeholders and engaged knowledgeable students are eager to teach, support, train and help with basic computer skills.

Photo from the National Park Service

Two UMD Info College Faculty Members Establish New Archival Repatriation Committee

The new Committee is a major step towards enacting more Native and Indigenous repatriation archival policy.