The Digital Scholarship Support Group (DSSG) brings together Harvard faculty and staff with expertise in a host of technical, pedagogical, and subject-specific areas across disciplinary and divisional borders, to provide faculty, students, and staff interested in incorporating digital methods into their teaching and research with a single point of entry to the many resources available at Harvard.


Upcoming Events

Discovery Series: Living in Data

10/20/21 2:00 pm – 10/20/21 3:00 pm

Speaker: Jer Thorp To live in data is to be incessantly extracted from; to be classified and categorized, statisti-fied, sold and surveilled. Data (our data) is mined and processed for profit, power and political gain. Our clicks and likes and Read more…

Working with Data (Fall 2021)

10/28/21 9:00 am – 10/28/21 1:00 pm

In this two-day workshop, you will get a sense of what is possible working with humanities data and understand how humanities scholars approach “data”. We will introduce multiple scenarios with different datasets to help you develop strategies for organizing and Read more…

Text Analysis with HathiTrust Digital Library and Research Center Analytics

11/01/21 10:00 am – 11/01/21 12:00 pm

The HathiTrust Digital Library and HathiTrust Research Center’s suite of analytical tools offer rich opportunities for researchers to explore the HathiTrust corpus of texts, including those still under copyright protection. Come learn how to build collections of texts and analyze Read more…


Machine Learning with Visual Materials

Last Wednesday the DSSG hosted two excellent events related to machine learning and images, attracting nearly 150 virtual attendees between them. We first heard from Ben Lee, who presented “Newspaper Navigator: Re-Imagining Digitized Newspapers with Read more…


Fall 2020 Discovery Series Recap

The Harvard Discovery Series is a collaboration between the DSSG and Cabot Science Library which brings scholars on the frontiers of digital knowledge-making to a Harvard audience in an intimate and interactive setting. These presentations demonstrate the Read more…

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Open Office Hours

1 Oxford St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard Science Center
Room 142.02 / Cabot Discovery Bar

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