Digital Projects

Digital Projects

The UConn Library strives to build collaborations to support the research needs of our faculty and students.

The list below showcases the variety of projects created through librarian, faculty, and student collaborations

Map of Caribbean during Spanish American War
Map: Caribbean during the Spanish American War (1898)
 
Prof. Charles Venator Santiago presention about the PRCAP The Puerto Rico Citizenship Archives Project (PRCAP) is part of a larger project documenting the legal history of U.S. territorial citizenship law and policy. Charles R. Venator-Santiago, Associate Professor with a Joint Appointment in El Instituto and the Department of Political Science, University of Connecticut, coordinates these projects.
 
Project Coordinator: Charles R. Venator-Santiago, University of Connecticut
 
Map of Hartford, 1909Hartford through Time is an internship allows students to build digital projects on the history of Hartford, while completing internships. All years and majors are welcome to engage in this project and earn credit hours through their department. Students participating in this program can explore any topic related to the history of the city of Hartford and share their knowledge by creating WordPress pages with images and contextual information. Students will learn:
  • how to write for the web
  • how to search and find archival photos and/or manuscripts on their subject
  • how to interpret primary sources
  • how to implement digital tools (mapping, textual analysis, data visualization) as needed
 
Project Coordinator: Marisol Ramos, University of Connecticut
In Collaboration with: The UConn Library
 
To learn how to participate in this program contact me!
 
Fashion Ilustration from the magazine La Elegancia, Madrid, SpainCartografiando Revistas/Mapping Magazines showcases the UConn Library’s digital collection of 19th and early 20th century Spanish women magazines. This proof of concept and teaching site in WordPress demonstrates a digital scholarship project where images and maps are incorporated with some textual information.
Project Coordinator: Marisol Ramos, University of Connecticut
In Collaboration with: The UConn Library