NYU Libraries Launches NYU Digital Scholarship Services

NYU Libraries recently launched Digital Scholarship Services (DSS), a new service that helps NYU faculty and students incorporate digital scholarship tools and methods into their research and teaching. As digital scholarship in general and digital humanities in particular become more prevalent, DSS helps scholars create cutting-edge research in their fields. More →

Bringing Arabic Books to the Digital World

One of the most exciting digital developments in the world of scholarship and research is the ability to scan and archive texts and make them available online. The NYU Libraries currently host thousands upon thousands of e-books, millions of full-text articles, and access to thousands of e-journal publications. Recently, a group of researchers at NYU and other universities added their own efforts to the pool of knowledge by making some 10,000 titles available—all online, and all in Arabic. More →

Real Research with Virtual Text

Are you looking for a poem by a certain African-American poet from the late 18th century? Do you need to search all of Nietzsche’s works for references to the concepts of “truth”‘ “morality” and “God”? Do you want to quickly skim all of Shakespeare’s plays for quotes on “melancholy”? More →