SPEC Kit 326: Digital Humanities · 125
Commonwealth Project Charter
CommonWealth / Postcolonial Studies @ Emory
To update a valuable resource about postcolonial studies and build a community of scholars on
Scholars, students, public, educators
TEAM MEMBER ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lends scholarly vision to project. Supervises graduate student researchers. Participates in
ongoing development of project.
Contributes to the discussion about how the site is organized, presented, and contextualized.
Librarian Consultant, Primary
Advises on copyright, metadata, usability, and searchability. Advises on South Asian history,
literature, and religion.
Arranges meetings. Ensures good communication and adherence to timelines. Keeps track of
progress. Removes roadblocks.
Librarian Consultant, Secondary
Advises on copyright, metadata, usability, and searchability. Advises on Anglophone literatures
and women’s studies.
Manager, Software Engineering Team
Helps identify the technical scope of the project. Consults on platform portability. Identifies
software engineers to work on project (if any). Works with the software engineers (if any) to
ensure on-time and in-scope delivery. Addresses technical roadblocks.
TIMING AND CONSTRAINTS
1. DiSC will provide engineering assistance for the project throughout its development.
2. The project’s development will be completed within one year of funding, by 31 August
3. Limited support for the project will be available in the second year, but active
development should be completed within the first year.