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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

Can Ivanhoe facilitate playful learning both in and out of the classroom?

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation –Plato From the beginning of the year, the Praxis cohort recognized ‘play’ as one of the key aspects of the Ivanhoe experience. Yet, how does play shape Ivanhoe? What are the effects of this play? In previous years,…. Continue reading “Can Ivanhoe facilitate playful learning both in and out of the classroom?”.

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
February 4, 2015
1:00 pm–2:00 pm
GIS Workshop: Georeferencing a Map
Alderman Library, Room 421, Charlottesville
February 5, 2015
2:00 pm–3:30 pm
Makerspace Workshop: Working with Arduinos I
Alderman Library, Room 421, Charlottesville
February 9, 2015
10:00 am
Scholars' Lab Speaker Series: Thorny Staples on Managing Smithsonian Research Data
Alderman Library, Room 421, Charlottesville
February 11, 2015
10:00 am–11:30 am
Workshop: Introduction to Neatline
Alderman Library, Room 421, Charlottesville
February 12, 2015
2:00 pm–3:30 pm
Makerspace Workshop: Working with Arduinos II
Alderman Library, Room 421, Charlottesville
See all our events.