Introducing the DHC's Open Lab Hours!

The Digital Humanities Center is excited to introduce a new program designed to give the University communityDHC-Workshops-cropped even more access to the software, tools and expertise that we offer. The Open Lab hours are set times each week where staff will be available on a walk in basis to offer support in their areas of expertise. Some of the Open Lab Hours will be unstructured walk in support hours while other times may be semi-structured project based time where specific tools or software may be out and available. In addition there will be periodic workshops and structured labs focused on a specific tool, topic or workflow.

What can you do during Open Lab Hours?

  • Drop in and meet with a technologist, no appointments needed during open lab hours!
  • Get assistance with an ongoing project
  • Get advice on potential technology solutions for upcoming projects
  • Use specialized tools such as 3d scanners, 3d printers, flatbed scanners, oculus rift
  • Get software help for:
    • GIS: ArcGIS, QGis, OpenLayers, Omeka/Neatline,GDAL
    • Graphics: Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom
    • 3d: Blender, Sketchup, Maya, Fusion 360, Meshlab, CloudCompare
    • Gaming: Unity, Unreal
    • Text: Oxygen, Python, Gephi
    • Other: OpenCV, ffmpeg

Open Lab Schedule

Tuesday 3-5: Video encoding, computer vision and physical computing Technologist: Josh Romphf Wednesday 11-1: Scholarly encoding and metadata Technologist: Joe Easterly Wednesday 3-5: 3d modeling, 3d printing and graphics applications Technologists: Jim Barbero and Lisa Wright Thursday 2-4: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial tools Technologist: Blair Tinker- GIS Research Specialist

Unless otherwise noted, Open Labs will be held in G122 Rush Rhees Library