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Center for Digital Scholarship

Content related to projects, digitization efforts, or initiatives of the Center for Digital Scholarship.

Sabrina Bocanegra
Welcome to the first monthly update on the Library & Museum of the American Philosophical Society’s new IMLS grant, Revolutionary City: A Portal to the...
Bethany Farrell
In summer 2020, the APS received support to continue developing the Franklin Ledgers Project through a National Endowment for the Humanities: CARES grant. The APS...
Molly Nebiolo
This summer I spent my time as an Experiential Fellow with the Center for Digital Scholarship cleaning and organizing James Madison’s meteorological dataset for the...
Joe Makuc
Who made climate records in early America? This question drew me to work with the Madison meteorological records this summer as Martin L. Levitt Fellow...
American Philosophical Society
Philadelphia, PA, September 4, 2020 – With an eye towards the 250th anniversary of our nation’s founding in 2026, the American Philosophical Society (APS), in...
Bayard Miller
The Center for Digital Scholarship (CDS) is pleased to announce the launch of Investigating Indentured Servitude: Visualizing Experiences of Colonial America. This digital exhibition is...
Robert M. Hauser
The COVID-19 pandemic will lead to unprecedented numbers of mail-in votes for November’s general election, raising the question of whether the U.S. Postal Service is...
American Philosophical Society
The American Philosophical Society’s Library & Museum is excited to announce our 2020-2021 Fellowship recipients! This year, the Society has awarded five long-term fellowships, one...