Center for Digital Research in the Humanities

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Center for Digital Research in the Humanities (CDRH)

  • Collaborative Research — The CDRH is a community of researchers collaborating to build digital content and systems in order to generate and express knowledge of the humanities. We mentor emerging voices and advance digital futures for all.

  • Joint Initiative — The CDRH is a joint initiative of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries and the College of Arts & Sciences.

  • Transdisciplinary Exploration — The CDRH promotes collaborative, transdisciplinary digital humanities research and encourages grants in the humanities. Through its endowment, the CDRH provides mentoring opportunities for the next generation of humanities scholars.

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Featured Projects The projects featured below were recently published or have had significant new updates.

Ardhi Initiative

The purview of this project is to investigate the 1850-1960 history of African land acquisitions, increasing the chances of re-discovering home-grown solutions

The African Poetry Digital Portal

The African Poetry Digital Portal is a resource for the study of African Poetry providing access to biographical information, news, images and documents.


COVE is a scholar-driven open-access platform that publishes both peer-reviewed material and "flipped classroom" student projects built with our online tools.

Cartas a la Familia

Cartas a la Familia / The Family Letters preserves, digitizes, and analyzes the correspondence of a Mexican American family that migrated from Zacatecas, Mexico.

Open ONI

Open ONI is a community-maintained project to make historic American newspapers browsable and searchable on the web.

Recovery Hub for Women Writers

The Recovery Hub for American Women Writers supports projects recovering the work of women writers by providing digital access or extending them with digital tools.

Roz Payne Sixties Archive

The Roz Payne Sixties Archive is a free educational archive of political artifacts from the 1960s-era, collected and saved over the years by Roz Payne.

Undisciplining the Victorian Classroom

Undisciplining the Victorian Classroom is a peer-reviewed digital humanities project that reimagines how to teach Victorian Studies through a positive, race-conscious lens.

Student Involvement

Digital humanities faculty and fellows are looking for University of Nebraska-Lincoln undergraduates to participate in paid research assistantships through the University's UCARE program. Learn more about Digital Humanities at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Visit The Digital Humanities Program at Nebraska.

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