The Coates Library Digital Scholarship Showcase highlights projects that faculty have developed to integrate digital technology into their courses. Faculty collaborated with librarians and library staff to help guide students through the use of library resources and technology tools. To find out more about each digital project, click the “Learn More” button under each project.
Coates Library Digital Scholarship
This exhibit was created during the Summer of 2023 by Summer Undergraduate Research students alongside Abra Schnur, University Archivist, and Dr. Dania Abreu-Torres. The exhibit highlights the history of Latinx communities at Trinity University, using materials from the Trinity University Archives.
This exhibit was created in Summer 2021 by the Mellon Institute. The Mellon Institute Project seeks to contribute to the overarching history project by creating a digital space to present findings and make them available to the Trinity community. Students worked with the library to create this exhibit.
This exhibit was created in Fall 2020 by the students in Prof. Lauren Turek’s HIST 3468 Public History class. The exhibit highlights the Ursula Lauderdale collection from the University Archives. Students worked with the library to create the Omeka exhibit and access the archives.
This exhibit was created by Mellon Summer Research Fellow, Peyton Tvrdy with the help of Digital Technologies Librarian, Elizabeth Poff. This project aims to categorize Sicner’s mural and explore themes, mediums, and artists such as Albrecht Dürer, Gustave Doré, and William Blake.
This exhibit was created in Spring 2020 by the students in Prof. Lauren Turek’s HIST 3468 Public History class. Students worked with Special Collections to create the Omeka exhibit and access the papers of David Matias which were donated by Dr. Leonard Alberts in 2019.
The work of transcribing, editing, and coding these texts was done by students in Andrew Kraebel’s seminar on Middle English lyric poetry at Trinity University in Fall 2019. Students also wrote short introductions to each poem, available in the “Info” tab of the edition.
Students in Dr. Arielle Knudsen’s ECON 3347: International Trade class created podcasts which not only served to demonstrate the students’ understanding of the course concepts but allowed them to take that knowledge to a broader audience with a published podcast.
Students in Prof. Lauren Turek’s HIST 3468 Public History class worked with the Trinity University Coates Library Claude and ZerNona Black Papers to create an exhibit in Omeka. Students worked with Special Collections to explore the papers and create the exhibit.
Over the the spring 2016 – 2020 semesters, students in Prof. Dominic Morais’ SPMT 3314 class were challenged to become historians. The students conducted research on a topic related to Trinity University Athletics and transformed their narratives into the engaging online exhibits.