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Digital Scholarship Center: Home

Information about the resources in the Digital Scholarship Center

Digital Scholarship CenterThe Rowan University Libraries Digital Scholarship Center (DSC) is a vital collaborator for faculty, staff, and students to help empower and support experiential and blended learning, innovation, creative and research activities, and the development of engaging digital scholarship products and unique educational experiences. The DSC is a collaborative and inclusive space (in-person & virtual) open to all academic programs. It intends to advance and extend creativity, learning, research, publishing, scholarly communication, and teaching at Rowan University.

 

Definition of Digital Scholarship

The Mission of the DSC
 

Our services include:

Digital scholarship project development:

  • Collaborating with faculty, staff, and students to develop and curate digital scholarship projects, digital collections, and educational resources (Appointments)
  • Developing cross-department collaborations and community-driven projects related to curriculum
  • Developing and supporting unique course projects (Appointments)

 

Unique learning opportunities:

  • Producing experiential learning opportunities through real-world projects and interactions with the wider community (Appointments)
  • Developing and co-supervising internships (See internship program) related to projects
  • Providing support for student entrepreneurial startups and research groups (See collaboration with Idea Challenge program)
  • Offering a wide variety of workshops and talks that extend creativity, learning, research, and publishing
  • Building and publishing learning resources that support project development, course projects, and online learning (See Tutorials)
  • Support faculty partners in online learning, including course development and LMS support (Appointments)

 

Digital facility:

  • Providing and supporting an inclusive and collaborative digital learning space where everyone in the Rowan community can work and learn together to build digital scholarship projects, enhance technological literacy, and develop research and creative projects
  • Access to high-end computers and equipment, which can be reserved for an individual and small groups (on hold due to Covid19)

 

Hours

The DSC is generally available during all of the Library's regular hours; however, during special events, such as workshops or lectures, we may temporarily close the Center. These events and times will be posted in the DSC the days leading up to the event. During the academic year, the available staffing hours may vary according to mid-terms, exam schedules, and student support staff availability. The DSC may not be staffed over the summer, spring break, or winter break. For more information, please contact us at dsc at rowan dot edu.

 

Location
We are located in Campbell Library, 3rd floor, room 343.

For more information about the Digital Scholarship Center, please contact us at dsc at rowan dot edu.

Online Learning

A logo for Linkedin Learning 

 

Get access to Linkedin Learning 
(Use Rowan login to enter)

Linkedin Learning is an online training library provided at no cost to Rowan employees and students.

This includes 24/7 online access to the entire library of over 16,000 training videos for learning subjects such as Adobe Photoshop, Excel, Web Design, Blackboard, and even many business topics

The tutorials can be viewed anywhere you have internet access and there are videos for all skill levels.

** Mobile apps available for Apple and Android devices

Recent Digital Scholarship Projects

The Rowan Public Art digital scholarship project was designed as an educational resource to explore campus public art and to inspire course projects, research, and creative development. If you would like to collaborate on a course or research project related to public art please contact us at dsc@rowan.edu.


The Glassboro Summit Collection includes the digital archives of the historic summit that took place between President Lyndon B. Johnson and Premier Aleksei Kosygin from June 23 through the 25th in 1967. This digital archive includes images, documents, oral histories, and audio of the events that took place.


An interactive version of Dr. Robert D. Bole entire book, Summit at Hollybush. 

 


 

See our Project Page