People at Duke

Digital scholarship and publishing projects engage a broad range of expertise. Libraries staff are available to consult on many common tasks and problems. For general consultation on digital scholarship work and connection with these and other experts at Duke, contact askdigital {at}

Project Management
Liz Milewicz for project scoping and planning, project management tools, workflows for teams

Copyright & Fair Use
Lee Sorensen for images
Arnetta Girardeau for copyright law and related legal issues

Digital Storytelling
Will Shaw for content management systems, infrastructure and hosting, and timelines
Eric Monson for data visualization approaches and tools
Drew Keener for mapping 

Research & Data Management
Sophia Lafferty-Hess for data management
Jen Darragh for data management
Liz Milewicz for note-taking, file management tools
Hannah Rozear for citation management

Cheryl Thomas for scanning images, documents, and books (West Campus)
Lee Sorensen for scanning images, documents, and books (East Campus)
Craig Breaden for audio and video creation and migration

Oral Histories & Audio
Craig Breaden for tools and best practices for conducting interviews and creating transcriptions

Resources on the Web

The  Duke Digital Humanities Initiative  website contains information about local groups, projects, and spaces that support digital scholarship in the humanities.  In particular, see

The Libraries also provide LibGuides in support of digital humanities scholarship:


Duke Libraries Digital Scholarship Services department collaborates with researchers in the humanities and interpretive social sciences, at any level of study, to plan and build digital research projects. We supply consultation on technical matters, project management, and best practices for a wide range of technologically-engaged research. We also encourage learning and experimentation in digital scholarship through exploratory projects, programs of hands-on instruction, graduate student internships, and resources and programming in The Edge / Murthy Digital Studio.