In addition to the experts formally associated with the Scholarly Commons and the vast resources of the Library’s subject specialists, these campus units are helping enrich the resources and knowledge base of the Scholarly Commons by making staff members available at the Scholarly Commons during designated hours, delivering workshops, and collaborating on initiatives:
CITL Data Analytics Program
CITL Data Analytics provides consulting on statistics and data analytics, data preparation, and survey research. They can can help you find data, learn to use statistical software, and determine which statistical procedures to use in your analyses. Drop in hours and appointments are held in the Scholarly Commons, 220 Main Library. To schedule an appointment fill out the CITL Data Analytics request consultation form.
Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute (IHSI)
Identifying opportunities for health innovation, discovery, and translation that fulfill our vision of the Illinois health sciences ecosystem
Driving collaborations with units across campus and with external partners, locally and globally, to transform the health landscape
Collaboratively incubating and strategically launching transformative programs and centers of excellence
Translating innovative research and technology through a catalytic and collaborative hub of core resources and services, infrastructure, and expertise
- For faculty and staff, it is a space to discover effective ways to integrate digital media into their curriculum and to demonstrate to their students the equipment and techniques used by professionals.
- For students it is a space to facilitate the creation of both basic and advanced projects and to explore creative ideas.
An important mission of The Media Commons is to help train and educate those affiliated with the University on techniques and best practices for creating and editing video, as well as the basic usage and implementation of production studios.
The Media Commons is a collaborative campus effort that provides students and faculty with opportunities to experiment with emerging technologies. The Media Commons also offers expanded opportunities to learn best practices in educational technology. In addition to a robust loanable technology program, the Media Commons provides a service space that offers faculty,and students to create, disseminate, use, and curate digital media. The goal is to meet the need for broad access to media creation tools, information technology training in multimedia hardware and software, and instruction in media literacy.
Office of Undergraduate Research
Scholarly Communication and Publishing
Scholarly Communication and Publishing provides services associated with publishing, open access, copyright, research profiles, digital humanities, and digital repositories for scholarly publications (including IDEALS). They teach workshops in our Savvy Researcher series and provide consultations on these subjects in the Scholarly Commons. We work together on a variety of events.
Technology Services Research and Online Learning Services
Technology Services partners with campus to provide world-class, innovative, cost effective technologies and services that help foster discoveries and innovations from our researchers, transform the teaching and learning experiences of faculty and students, and improve the efficiency and security of the university’s processes and data.
Technology Services supports the academic activities of faculty, staff, and students by providing campus-wide computing, networking, telephone, and instructional technology. Technology Services’ Online Teaching and Learning unit facilitates training and consultation for incorporating technologies into teaching and research, as well as building and maintaining virtual and physical collaborative learning environments.