The Digital CoLab at Olin Library

The Digital CoLab at Olin Library supports new and experimental approaches to research and teaching that are most often associated with the humanities and qualitative social sciences.

We offer one-on-one consultationsworkshops, and classroom instruction on projects including:

  • Digital exhibits or digital publications
  • Maps
  • Privacy
  • Computational text analysis (Words are data too!)
  • Finding or preparing
  • Network analysis
  • Database design and maintenance
  • Finding or preparing data with Optical Character Recognition (OCR), APIs, webscraping or other methods.
  • Troubleshooting or remixing Python or R code for any of the above tasks. 

Learn more about our work.

Contact us to join our listserv or ask questions.

Spring 2023 weekly coworking and office hours

Weekly Coworking Hours

Fridays, 1-3pm
Olin Library, Room 701

A time set aside for you to work on -- and find support for – digital forms of scholarship that may include:

  • Designing digital exhibits or digital publications
  • Making maps
  • Getting started with computational text analysis
  • Experimenting with network analysis
  • Designing databases
  • Finding or preparing data with Optical Character Recognition (OCR), APIs, webscraping or other methods. (Words are data too!)
  • Troubleshooting or remixing Python or R code for any of the above tasks. 

It can be hard to find time to make progress on digital projects. Through co-working, we will offer each other structure, community, and space to focus on new forms of scholarship and developing new skills.

Weekly Office Hours

Wednesdays, 10am - 12pm
Olin Library, Room 701

Our physical space is high above Cayuga’s Waters, a cozy spot with floor-to-ceiling windows and great views. Drop in to ask questions, or just enjoy a quiet and congenial atmosphere.

More information

The Digital CoLab 

Olin Library, Room 701

Email: DigitalCoLab@cornell.edu

Website: https://digitalscholarship.library.cornell.edu

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