Welcome to the Digital Scholarship Lab

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The Digital Scholarship Lab, located in the soon-to-be-completed Rankin Family Pavilion, is the new home of the next generation of research at Brock University.


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The Hub of Digital Scholarship on Campus

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We Can Help You With:

Embarking upon a research project requires many things. Now more than ever, this means having a plan for where your data goes, how you put it together, and where to put it once you publish. We can help you through this process, from writing the grant to depositing your final work.

If you have an idea for a research project, but are unsure how to gather or create the data for it, we can help. We provide tools that enable you to harvest information from various sources and search tools to collect the data you need.

Visualization of research and information can produce new and interesting insights that may not be immediately apparent when presented in traditional formats. Learning about different platforms and strategies to do this can push your research into a new dimension.

Geographic Information Systems provide powerful and innovative ways to present information. If you work with data that has a locational component to it you can display and analyze it in rich and exciting ways, and we can help you do it.

Computers are capable of an amazing amount of processing. Just imagine utilizing high performance computing to tear through arduous, time consuming analysis, freeing you up to spend your time on more important things. Interested to start down this road? Let us help.

Augmented and Virtual Reality are quickly growing in popularity and can be utilized in many different ways. Imagine creating an immersive world that transports the user to a far away place. Find out what is possible with these exciting new technologies.

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