Welcome to the DigiLab

The DigiLab was founded in 2015 as an initiative of the UGA Libraries, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, and UGA Press to serve as a collaborative hub for the Digital Humanities. Today, the lab continues to serve the digital humanities and members of UGA’s interdisciplinary research community at large. It is a multi-use instructional space coordinated and supported by the Department of Research and Computational Data Management in the UGA Libraries. It is located on the third floor of the Main Library (room 300) and is accessible to faculty, staff, and students using their UGA ID cards.

Services at a Glance


We regularly co-sponsor and host guest speakers, panel discussions, and special events on current and emerging research topics. Check the news and events page for upcoming events.


We offer workshops and tutorials in-person, via Zoom, and asynchronously on current and emerging research practices and tools.

Data Consultations

We offer data office hours via Zoom or in-person by appointment for faculty and graduate student research projects. We are here to help with the research process, including consultations focused on:

  • Research data management planning
  • Data access and analysis
  • Data visualization and GIS mapping
  • Data dissemination, open access, and preservation


The DigiLab is available for individual or collaborative use when not reserved for classes or special events. All computers in the lab are equipped with software to meet diverse research needs.

To schedule a thirty-minute data consultation or reserve the lab for a class or event, please submit a request using our web form.

Specialized Software

Graphic Design

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.)

Text Mining

  • Ant series (AntConc, VariAnt etc.)
  • Mallet


  • ArcGIS
  • QGIS

Text Editing

  • jEdit
  • Komodo Edit
  • Notepad++
  • Oxygen

Network Analysis

  • Gephi
  • NodeXL


  • Perl
  • R

Featured Updates

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DigiLab Office Hours

Have questions about your data?  Whether you’re planning your study, trying to make sense of your research, or need help with data visualization, schedule an appointment for our Data Consultations and bring your data (text, archival information, numerical data, etc.) for advice and guidance on your project.

Sign up for a virtual meeting with one of our team members here!

Georeferencing - Jan. 30-3

GIS Workshop (1/30)

Do you have a historical map, or aerial photo, you’d like to overlay with a current map? Need to create features from a historic map for use in a GIS? In this workshop, you’ll learn to assign reference points between images, and create feature layers from scratch. No experience necessary.

Held in the DigiLab (300 Main Library) on January 30 at 3:30pm.

Data Visualization - Jan 31-2

Data Viz Workshops (1/24, 1/31)

Make your research data stand out! Join us in the DigiLab (300 Main Library) on January 24 and 31 at 4pm for this two-part workshop series on data visualization tools. The January 24 workshop will focus on online data visualization sites and Excel PivotCharts, and the January 31 workshop will focus on R and the ggplot2 package.

The DigiLab, an initiative of the UGA Libraries, Willson Center for Humanities and Arts, and the UGA Press, is located on the third floor of the Main Library in Room 300.

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