Digital Seed Grants 2022-2023 Awarded

Over summer 2022, the Digital Seed Grant Committee received applications for its sixth year of awarding Digital Seed Grants. The proposals received were of high quality despite the impact of Covid-19, and Walker Library is committed to keeping the library’s charge of accelerating teaching and research with digital technologies and methodologies. One way the library does this is by funding seed grants. The Digital Seed Grant Committee was exited to receive 7 applications from a diverse background of projects and disciplines and commends all the applicants on their proposed research or teaching projects. We are pleased to announce the 2022-2023 winners in no particular order:

Announcing the Final Projects for the Digital Seed Grants 2020-2021

The Digital Seed Grant (dsi.mtsu.edu/dsgrant) had impressive applications for its fourth year (award period 2020-2021), which initially launched in 2016 for the award period of 2017-2018. The Digital Seed Grant Review Committee and Library Dean decided to award two grants for the 2020-2021 academic year and extended this into 2022 to help projects impacted by Covid. The AY 20-21 awardees were announced on the website at https://dsi.mtsu.edu/dsgrant20-21. A PDF copy of this announcement is preserved in the institutional repository (access the PDF by clicking view/open).

CFP Now Open: Digital Seed Grants 2022-2023

Announcing the call for Digital Seed Grants

The Digital Seed Grant competition for 2022-2023 is now open. Walker Library Digital Scholarship Initiatives invites proposals for seed grants to support individual or collaborative digital scholarship projects in research, teaching, or public outreach from any discipline or area at MTSU. The call for proposals (CFP) is open to MTSU faculty, staff, researchers and graduate students pursing digital scholarship projects (from the arts to sciences and everything in between). Projects run from July 1 to June 30.

We’re Hiring: Graduate Assistant for spring 2022

MTSU Walker Library is hiring a graduate assistant (GA) for spring 2022. The GA will be able to expand their own knowledge of technology and library services and gain on-the-job training in the design, digitization and/or management of digital projects. Specific projects vary by semester (see the Job Description for details). The position comes with a stipend and tuition waiver. **Must be currently enrolled as a graduate student at MTSU in order to apply. Submit your application with your MTSU email (not personal email)**

Publication: Digital Scholarship Initiatives Highlights 20/21

Announcing the recently published Digital Scholarship Initiatives Highlights 2020-2021: A Digital Scholarship Center Assessment

 

The 7th annual DSI Highlights brochure summarizes the past year's development (2020-2021). The brochure highlights initiatives lead by the MTSU Walker Library for the creation, access, dissemination, and preservation of digital and scholarly initiatives. Digital Scholarship Initiatives (DSI) Programs include opportunities to:

Digital Seed Grants 2021-2022 Awarded

Over summer 2021, the Digital Seed Grant Committee received applications for its fifth year of awarding Digital Seed Grants. The proposals received were of high quality despite the impact of Covid-19, Walker Library is committed to keeping the library’s charge of accelerating teaching and research with digital technologies and methodologies. One way the library does this is by funding seed grants.

Digital Seed Grants 2020-2021 Awarded

Earlier in spring-summer 2020, the Digital Seed Grant Committee was excited to receive applications for its fourth year of awarding Digital Seed Grants. The proposals received were of high quality despite the turn of events with COVID-19 and although these challenges continue, the Walker Library is committed to keeping the library’s charge of accelerating teaching and research with digital technologies and methodologies.  One way the library does this is by funding seed grants.

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