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Digital Humanities Projects Around Campus

The list below highlights a selection Digital Humanities projects at Illinois

Women in Print

Women in Print is a peer-reviewed e-book series that the University of Illinois Press and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Rare Book and Manuscript Library published online featuring digitized books, transcriptions, and facsimiles.  The series is intended to promote and explore the impact female authorship had on the history of books.


Emblematica is a collaborative project between the University of Illinois and the Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbuttekl, Germany (HAB), where two of the world’s largest Renaissance emblem book collections are being digitized, indexed, and organized into a portal that provides access to emblem book collections worldwide.

Image of Research

A multidisciplinary competition celebrating diversity and breadth of research in graduate and undergraduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Students are invited to submit an image and text articulating how the image connects to their research.

Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection

The Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection contains digital facsimiles of historical Illinois newspapers. You can browse the newspapers by date or search by keyword across articles, advertisements, and photo captions. You can print, download, or email individual articles.

The Uses of Scale in Literary Study

A collaborative project that aims to encourage livelier exploration of literary history by demonstrating the substantial literary-historical value of new methodologies, reducing barrier to entry for scholars, and sharing resources for normalizing large collections of text.

Virtual Verse

This is a joint initiative between the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the University of Tennessee to curate digitally published poetry from around the internet.