32 · Survey Results: Survey Questions and Responses
Providing a space for collaborators to create digital products.
Several of these are in initial stage of development only.
Use of relevant software.
Visualization, publishing, interoperability, APIs, search engine optimization.
Assistance with: N=45
Identifying potential partners for digital humanities projects 39 87%
Conceiving or writing project proposals 37 82%
Shepherding projects through development 37 82%
Grant support 27 60%
Other, please describe 6 13%
All areas where faculty need support.
Concept development of projects.
Grant support in the libraries is limited but we have experience with grant writing and have assisted with this. There
may be a dedicated position in the future.
Much of this work is done in conjunction with a campus steering group for digital research in humanities, arts and
architecture, social and information sciences.
These have been done by CCNMTL, CDRS, and LDPD, but not DHC.
We are hoping to develop internal fellowships for course releases for faculty who wish to work with us, and for graduate
students with projects that are a good ﬁt with our expertise. But, currently, we lean mostly on external funding (mainly
Consultation on: N=47
Preservation management 43 92%
Sustainability 39 83%
Usability 37 79%
Accessibility 36 77%
Other, please describe 8 17%
Database design and architecture, graphic design, web interactivity, metadata, ontologies, encoding.
For the items in this category, the library frequently assumes responsibility for these things rather than simply advising a
faculty member on ways he or she could do it themselves.