ECDS does research on a wide range of topics, working to advance digital scholarship methods and practices. Our team of subject matter experts also supports the research of faculty, students, staff and more, working collaboratively to push the boundaries of digital scholarship.

Research Areas


Making scholarship accessible to a broad audience

Learn about Accessibility

GIS and Mapping

Using geospatial technologies and data visualization in research and teaching

Learn about GIS and Mapping

Multimedia Production

Incorporating video and audio into research and teaching

Learn About Multimedia Production

Network Analysis

Enhancing the study of relationships between people, places, and things

Learn about Network Analysis

Online Exhibits

Presenting a curated selection of items in virtual spaces

Learn about Online Exhibits


Implementing digital teaching techniques and assignments in the classroom

Learn about Pedagogy


Extending the range and reach of digital projects and journals

Learn about Publishing

Statistical Analysis

Maximizing the reach of project data

Learn about Statistical Analysis

Text Analysis

Identifying meaningful patterns in textual elements

Learn about Text Analysis

VR | AR | MR

Using interactive media design, educational gaming, simulation and training activities in scholarship

Learn about VR, AR, MR

Projects and Publications

ECDS Project List

Browse projects and publications developed with ECDS research and expertise

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ECDS Annual Report

See a snapshot of our research and expertise in action

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