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Trip Kirkpatrick working with Karin Roffman in the Franke Family Digital Humanities Laboratory.

 

Welcome to the Yale University Library (YUL) Digital Services page. YUL, in close collaboration with campus partners, offers a broad range of digital services that build, develop, and provide tools and expertise to help the Yale community create, transform, preserve, and disseminate scholarship. We use the categories listed below as entry points into our support network. Explore our offerings below and make a request to get started.

Can't find the service you are looking for? Email library.digitalservices@yale.edu. Upon receipt, you will receive an automated email with the details of your request and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

 

Digitization

Transform objects from the Library's collections including books, music, film, and video into high-quality digital objects for manipulation, analysis, preservation, and incorporation into scholarly publishing.

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Digital Preservation

Recover files from old formats including bulk migration, reel-to-reel, floppy, zip, SyQuest drives, born-digital media transfer, and digital collections accessioning for stable long-term access and preservation.

Digital Project Planning

Learn about grant writing and external funding opportunities, Yale resources for digital projects, best practices for project management, user experience & assessment, as well as digital collection assessment.

Digital Publishing & Scholarly Communication 

Use Omeka and WordPress to create digital collections and interactive exhibits. Learn about copyright, licensing, and intellectual property. Maximize visibility with research impact assessment, altmetrics, ORCID, and permanent identifiers (DOIs).

Digital Scholarship

Develop scholarly evidence with web scraping, data visualization, and novel techniques using a wide range of approaches from digital humanities to GIS & mapping, image analysis to text & data mining techniques, database development to software & more.

Research Data Services

Visit the StatLab for assistance with statistical and data analysis techniques. Learn best practices in discovering and acquiring data, creating a data management plan, and long-term storage for research data.

3D Printing and Modeling

Get access to 3D printing, scanning, modeling software and tools. Connect with the Center for Engineering Innovation & Designfor training & community. 

Augmented and Virtual Reality

Immerse yourself in AR/VR software & hardware, motion capture & video studio space, as well as training at the Center for Collaborative Arts & Media.

Educational Technology and Media

Engage with the latest technology for classrooms provided by the Poorvu Center for Teaching & Learning. Get video recording & streaming for classrooms on campus.