Lab

dh-lab-exteriorThe Digital Humanities Initiative and the Libraries’ DH Working Group welcome students, faculty and staff to work collaboratively in the DH Lab (Alexander Library, Room 406-407). This space is available to members of the Rutgers DH community for use in project work, consultations, research group meetings, small classes, and lectures.

See available times as well as open lab hours on the Calendar. Use the DH Lab Reservation Form to request the space. Access the lab using your Rutgers ID card at the card reader. For more information on how to use the lab, please consult the libraries’ DH Lab Procedures. If you’re a self-starter, consult our DH Lab Guide for a curated list of online tutorials on various applications and digital methods.

The DH Lab is equipped with five iMac workstations, flat screens for presentations and group work, a network attached storage (NAS) device, Internet connection, floor outlets for plugging in, and the following software installed on the workstations.

Geospatial analysis:
QGIS
Text editing:
TextWrangler, oXygen
Image editing:
ImageMagick, Adobe CS6 Production Premium
Moving image editing:
iMovie
Network analysis:
Gephi
File management:
FileZilla
Object oriented programming:
Python 2.7, R
Document processing:
LibreOffice, pandoc, LaTeX, Microsoft Office Suite
Command line utilities:
ImageMagick, wget, pandoc
IDE:
RStudio
Virtualization:
Parallels

In addition, the Libraries support installations of WordPress and Omeka for web publishing projects in digital humanities research and teaching.dh-lab