Digital Humanities & Digital Scholarship

Digital humanities is use of digital data and technologies to answer humanities research questions. From text analysis to data visualization and more, we are available to consult and collaborate with you on research and instruction goals.

Digital Humanities & Digital Scholarship Services

Digital Humanities Librarian Mary Ton is here to support you in your digital projects and digital scholarship! She can help you…

  • Apply digital approaches to your research interests
  • Locate digital texts for text mining
  • Design class sessions to introduce undergraduate and graduate students to digital research methods and digital forms of publication
  • Support alternative forms of theses and dissertations
  • Developing digital humanities grants
  • Evaluate generative AI tools as part of the research and writing process

Whether you are just starting to play with digital tools or you’re a seasoned digital humanist, you can request a one-on-one consultation or a class visit using the form above.

Services Not Offered

As Digital Humanities Librarian, Mary Ton serves the entire University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus. As such, she is unable to participate too deeply in any one project. Services not offered include:

  • extended support on digital tools or methods
  • participation as a team member in digital humanities projects
  • creation of customized software or other tools for specific projects

Related Services


Helpful resources on digital humanities and digital scholarship at UIUC and beyond: