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A space in Snell for Faculty and Doctoral Students: the Digital Scholarship Commons

Monday, April 7, 2014
Jamie Dendy
j.dendy [at]
(617) 373-3344

The Digital Scholarship Commons on Snell Library's second floor

The second floor of Snell Library is now home to the Digital Scholarship Commons, a collaborative space for faculty and doctoral students. Open 24/7, the DSC combines spaces, services, and technology to provide support for teaching and research across disciplinary boundaries through open work areas, dedicated digital scholarship technology, events and workshops, and expert support.

Bringing together members of Academic Technology Services, the Center for Advancing Teaching and Learning Through Research, the library’s Digital Scholarship Group, and Research & Instruction services, the DSC provides a single point of access for a wide range of services, including:

  • Blackboard assistance 
  • Copyright interpretation and fair use
  • Course design and instructional techniques
  • Data management plan assistance
  • Digital Humanities tools and methods
  • Digital learning object creation
  • Digital Repository Service activities
  • GIS training and assistance
  • Grant proposal assistance
  • Measuring student learning
  • Recording and digitizing audiovisual materials

College-specific orientation sessions for the DSC have been ongoing during the spring 2014 semester, please join us to learn more about the services and resources offered in the DSC. If you could not attend the date for your college, above, j.dendy [at] (subject: DSC%20Orientation) (please contact Jamie Dendy) to set up an appointment, or feel free to drop by the DSC on Snell Library’s second floor and have a look around! We look forward to working with you.


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