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

Foundations Seminar: Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship (Spring 2021)

03/11/21 10:00 am – 03/11/21 3:00 pm

Fundamentals of Digital Scholarship introduces participants to the core stages of digital scholarship’s research workflow: the acquisition, manipulation, analysis, and presentation of data. This seminar serves as a springboard for faculty, students, and staff who wish to explore the potential Read more…

Newspaper Navigator: Re-Imagining Digitized Newspapers with Machine Learning

03/24/21 1:00 pm – 03/24/21 2:00 pm

The millions of digitized historic newspaper pages within Chronicling America, a joint initiative between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, represent an incredibly rich resource for the American public. Historians, journalists, genealogists, students, and members Read more…

Images as Data with Distant Viewing

03/24/21 2:00 pm – 03/24/21 4:00 pm

This in-depth, hands-on workshop will introduce participants to the Distant Viewing Toolkit, a set of open source tools for the computational analysis of visual culture. The toolkit addresses the challenges of working with images through the automated extraction and visualization 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…


HMS: Great Data Cleanup Campaign

Interested in learning more about research data management? Check out Harvard Countway Library of Medicine’s “Great Data Cleanup Campaign,” a series of online short seminars (30 min) that teach best practices for data management from Read more…

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Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard Science Center
Room 142.02 / Cabot Discovery Bar

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