Haverford Libraries supports digital projects that complement traditional scholarly research, while opening new opportunities for the creation of knowledge.
We support the teaching of digital scholarship in the classroom, including support for assignments, course design and digital pedagogy.
Use the filters below to explore current projects, student work and opportunities:
A Digital Text Explorer for Colonial Zapotec
This project is an online, digital explorer for a corpus of Colonial Zapotec texts, including images of the original documents, transcriptions, translations into English and modern Spanish, linguistic analysis and commentary.
The Bridge enables students and instructors to generate customized vocabulary lists from its database of Greek and Latin textbooks and texts.
Beyond Penn's Treaty: Quaker and Indian Relations
This project provides access to linked and annotated versions of Quaker diaries, letters, and meeting records which record contact with American Indians, particularly the Seneca, beginning in the 1740s.
Quakers & Mental Health
Utilizing digitized records, this project investigates everyday life and treatment in the Friends' Asylum; a Quaker mental health clinic founded in 1813.
Linked Data Project
This application makes it possible to search across our Quaker-related projects for people, organizations and places. Linked data allows us to search across collections and the greater Semantic Web.
Digital Scholarship Fellows
This program offers students a unique opportunity to work with technology experts from Digital Scholarship and research scholars from Special Collections to develop the skills they’ll need to utilize digital technologies in future research and thesis projects.
Materiality and Spectacle 2014
Student digital exhibits from the 2014 Materiality and Spectacle course.
Broken Treaties, Forgotten Archives
Philadelphia Quakers, Allegany Senecas, and the Fight for Sacred Grounds
A collaborative recovery project completed by the students in John Hyland's writing seminar, "Ecological Imaginaries: Identity, Violence, and the Environment."
During the academic year, multiple student positions are available in Digital Scholarship. Students gain experience in web development, project management and design.
Global Terrorism Research Project
This project provides an updated index of statements from al-Qaeda, ISIS and other terrorist groups. The site also includes links to books, primary sources, data sources, journal indexes, news, blogs, research sites, research portals and resources for students.
Materiality and Spectacle 2015
Student digital exhibits from the 2015 Materiality and Spectacle course.
Testimonies in Art & Action
Igniting Pacifism in the Face of Total War
The students in the freshman Writing Seminar “Peace Testimonies in Literature & Art” have created the digital humanities projects featured on this website to explore the pacifist, social justice, and human rights messages embedded in poetry, prose, and painting.
Each summer Digital Scholarship hosts student interns who work full-time on active projects. Summer projects frequently work to expand our existing set of capabilities and expertise.
The Lost Voices Project
Companion resource to Les livres de Chansons Nouvelles de Nicolas Du Chemin (1549–1568)
Archetypes of Change
The Evolving Comic Book and Its Heroes
This student-curated exhibit explores stylistic and narrative changes in comic books from the 1930s to today.
Hugh D. Vail: "Volunteer Weatherman"
The Cope Evans Project: A Quaker Family in an Era of American Reform and Innovation, 1827-1910
Using the Cope Evans Family Papers, this student project explores the various social, cultural, economic, and political changes that the Cope family, a prominent Quaker family in Philadelphia, faced during a period of rapid industrialization and urbanization in America.
Solidarity Economy Mapping Project
This project offers resources for organizations working to build an economy for people and the planet.
Atlas of the Dead: Exhumations in Guatemala from 1996 to 2014
A student class project that focuses on exhumations in Guatemala from 1996 to 2014.
Don Quixote Throughout Time
Who Killed Sarah Stout?
This site includes a virtual game and materials from a student-curated exhibit using materials from Special Collections.
Monument Lab is a team of curators, scholars, students, and artists that promotes public art and historical research projects.