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Areas of Support

The Digital Scholarship Collaborative (DiSC) team looks forward to partnering with faculty, and their students, to facilitate the discovery and implementation of innovative methods and tools to enhance research. 

DiSC supports a variety of areas related to digital scholarship: 

  • Audio & Video Production
  • Coding / Programming
  • Data Collection, Analysis, & Visualization
  • Data Management & Preservation (e.g., storage)
  • Digital Archives & Websites
  • 3D Digitization (Photogrammetry & Scanning), Design, & Printing
  • GIS & Mapping
  • Metadata Design
  • Presentation/Scholarly Communication
  • Unmanned Aerial Systems

Need support in an area not listed? Contact us to discuss how we can partner with you to facilitate your idea, pilot, or project. 

Supported Programs

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  • Adobe Illustrator

Audio & Video Production

  • Audacity

    Audacity is a free, open source, cross-platform audio editing software that is great for creating interviews or podcasts.

  • Adobe Premiere Pro

    Adobe Premiere Pro is a professional cross-platform video editing application. This program is free for faculty and staff through Hamilton College's Adobe Creative Cloud site license.

  • Adobe Premiere Rush

    Adobe Premiere Rush is a simple cross-platform video editing application. Recommended for beginners, the built-in tutorial will have you up and running within in a few short minutes of launching the application. This program is free for faculty and staff through Hamilton College's Adobe Creative Cloud site license.

Coding / Programming

  • CSS

    Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is used to style and layout web pages.

  • HTML

    Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), a standardized system for tagging text files to achieve font, color, graphic, and hyperlink effects on webpages.

  • Python

    Python is a popular programming language used for a variety applications that include data collection, organization, analysis and visualization.

Data Collection, Analysis, & Visualization

  • Excel

    Excel is a spreadsheet software from Microsoft that enables users to collect, organize, analyze, and visualize data.

  • Gephi

    Gephi is an open-source software for the visualization and exploration networks.

  • Google Sheets

    Google Sheets is an online spreadsheet application that supports data collection, organization, analysis, and visualization.

  • IBM SPSS Statistics

    IBM SPSS Statistics is a powerful statistical software platform. Made available to the Hamilton College community through Citrix.

  • Mathematica

    Mathematica is a symbolic mathematical computation program created by Wolfram, and is based in Wolfram Language. It covers a wide range of technical computing- including symbolic & numeric computation, visualizations, geometry, data science, neural networks, machine learning, image processing, and much more. Mathematica is freely available to the Hamilton College community.

  • MAXQDA

    MAXQDA is a software program used for qualitative and mixed-methods research. Made available to the Hamilton College community through Citrix.

  • NVivo

    NVivo is a software program used for qualitative and mixed-methods research. Made available to the Hamilton College community through Citrix.

  • OpenRefine

    OpenRefine is a free, open source, tool for working with messy data that allows you to explore, clean, and transform data.

  • RStudio

    RStudio is an integrated development environment for R and Python. Made available to the Hamilton College community through Citrix.

  • Stata

    Stata is a general-purpose statistical software that supports data management, statistical analysis, graphics, simulations, etc. Made available to the Hamilton College community through Citrix.

  • Tableau

    Tableau supports powerful data discovery and exploration that enables users to answer important questions. The software helps with data organization, analysis, and visualization. Versions of Tableau are available in both open-source and paid options.

Data Management & Preservation (e.g., storage)

  • Academic Server

    The Academic Server provides storage for data related to coursework and research that faculty and their students share for a class, research project, or another academic pursuit.

  • FileMaker Pro

    FileMaker Pro is a powerful software used to create custom applications and databases that work cross-platform.

  • Google Drive

    Google Drive is an online data storage option.

  • Tropy

    Tropy is an open-source software that allows you to organize and describe photographs of research material.

Digital Archives & Websites

  • Omeka S

    Omeka S is a web content management system typically used in the creation of digital exhibits. Omeka S is freely available to the Hamilton College community through our Domain of One's Own.

  • Scalar

    Scalar is an open source authoring and publishing platform that enables users to assemble media from multiple sources and place them with their own writing in a variety of multimodal publication options. Scalar is freely available to the Hamilton College community through our Domain of One's Own.

  • WordPress

    WordPress is an open-source website creation platform. WordPress is freely available to the Hamilton College community through our Domain of One's Own.

3D Digitization (Photogrammetry & Scanning), Design, & Printing

  • Agisoft Metashape

    Agisoft Metashape is a professional photogrammetry software that allows you to turn 2D images to 3D digital models. The Hamilton college community can access this software by contacting a member of the Digital Scholarship Collaborative (DiSC) team.

  • Artec Spider 3D Scanner

    Artec Spider 3D Scanner is a high-resolution 3D scanner that is ideal for capturing small objects or intricate details of large objects in high resolution, with accuracy and brilliant color. The Hamilton college community can access this device by contacting a member of the Digital Scholarship Collaborative (DiSC) team.

  • Artec Studio

    Artec Studio is software associated with the Artec Spider 3D Scanner. The Hamilton college community can access these items by contacting a member of the Digital Scholarship Collaborative (DiSC) team.

  • Autodesk Fusion 360

    Autodesk Fusion 360 is a cloud-based 3D modeling software for professional product design and manufacturing. Autodesk provides educational licenses to faculty, students, and staff.

  • Autodesk Tinkercad

    Autodesk Tinkercad is a simple cloud-based 3D modeling software that is perfect for beginners. Autodesk provides educational licenses to faculty, students, and staff.

  • Ultimaker Cura

    Cura is an open source slicing application for 3D printers.

  • Simplify3D

    Simplify3D is a professional slicing application for 3D printers.

GIS & Mapping

  • ArcGIS Online

    ArcGIS Online is a cloud-based entry-level geographic information system that is fully interoperable with ArcGIS Desktop and Pro. ArcGIS Online is free for non-commercial use.

  • ArcGIS StoryMaps

    ArcGIS StoryMaps allows you to harness the power of maps to tell media rich narratives. This application is available to all Hamilton College community members.

  • Google Maps

    Google Maps is a web mapping platform.

Metadata Design

  • Zotero

    Zotero is an open-source reference management software to manage bibliographic data and related research materials.

Presentation/Scholarly Communication

  • Adobe InDesign

    Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing and page layout designing software. This program is free for faculty and staff through Hamilton College's Adobe Creative Cloud site license.

  • Adobe Illustrator

    Adobe Illustrator is vector-based graphics software. This program is free for faculty and staff through Hamilton College's Adobe Creative Cloud site license.

  • Google Docs, Sheets, & Slides

    Online documentation and presentation software.

  • PowerPoint

    Microsoft PowerPoint is a powerful presentation program.

Resources

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Access

    Hamilton College provides faculty and staff with access to the Adobe Creative Cloud. Access multiple programs (e.g., Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Rush, Premiere Pro, Photoshop) for free.

  • Citrix

    Citrix is a client/server configuration, which makes statistical software available for students, faculty, and staff.

  • Domain of One's Own

    Domain of One's Own refers to the practice of giving faculty, staff, and students the opportunity to obtain a domain with hosted web space of their own. Host your own Omeka S, Scalar, or WordPress website in your personalized domain.

  • ESRI Site License

    Hamilton College provides faculty and staff with a wide range of ESRI products (e.g., ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Desktop, Story Maps) related to geographic information system (GIS). These products allow you to create, manage, analyze, and map all types of data.

  • LinkedIn Learning

    Hamilton College subscribes to an online training library, LinkedIn Learning, that contains over 5000 video tutorials you can access 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Unmanned Aerial Systems

  • DJI Mavic, Mavic 2

    DJI Mavic is an unmanned aerial systems (drone) that can collect media from unique perspectives.

  • DJI Phantom 4.0 Pro

    DJI Phantom 4.0 Pro is an unmanned aerial systems (drone) that can collect media from unique perspectives.

  • Propeller AeroPoints - Ground Point Control

    Propeller AeroPoints are electronic ground control points. Mapping and modeling projects that utilize unmanned aerial system are simplified with the use of electronic ground control points to georeference imagery.

Contact

Digital Scholarship Collaborative

Office Location
Burke Library

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