As technology advances, research methodologies in the sciences, social sciences and the humanities are also shifting. A new resource at the FIU Libraries, the Digital Scholar Studio, aims to provide students and faculty with the necessary tools and training to analyze and create in a technology-driven era.
Funded by student technology fee grants, the Library Digital Scholar Studio, with a suite of specialized multi-media software and hardware and visualization tools, is fully open to students and faculty Fall 2016.
Its resources will be available at both the Green and Hubert libraries, better enabling all FIU students to create visual representations of work in the humanities and the sciences.
An instructional space for courses that depend on technology, particularly in areas of digital humanities, data-mining, and data visualization.
A space to curate and create digital content in various formats, conduct research, and implement applications, that can be linked with library or externally funded digital or data projects.
A working space for student interns who can gain real-life experiences in digital production, digital media, data mining and visualization.
A training space for short-term workshops for students to gain necessary skills outside of their curriculum.
A virtual space for web-publishing and authoring research projects.