Located in 2700 Fenwick Library (Fairfax Campus), the George Mason University Libraries Digital Scholarship Center (DiSC) supports the interdisciplinary teaching and learning needs of data-focused scholarship for students, staff and faculty, by providing digital research support in the areas of:
- creating, finding, and using data;
- data management, curation, and archiving;
- geographical information systems (GIS);
- digital scholarship (humanities, social sciences, and sciences);
- digital projects planning and management; and
- related scholarly communication issues.
- Access to data, statistical, qualitative, GIS & mapping, text, and more.
- Individual consultations by appointment
- Training through in-person workshops and links to online tutorials
- Advice on research data management and funder mandated data management plans
- Archiving research using the Mason Archival Repository Service (MARS), which includes the Dataverse Network
- Access to and assistance with specialized software in a dedicated computer lab (open when staffed)
- Text and Data Mining and Visualization
- Digital Humanities
- Digital Projects Consultations
- Metatdata Consultations
Our services are available to current George Mason University students, faculty, and staff.
Users of the Digital Scholarship Center are expected to adhere to the University Libraries’ Libraries Resource and Facilities Use Policy, as well as the University’s Responsible Use of Computing and related policies.