The main entrance to the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center is now open. Van Pelt Library and the Fisher Fine Arts Library are currently open to Penn Card holders, Penn affiliates, and certain visitors. See our Service Alerts for details.

Penn Libraries' Research Data and Digital Scholarship team works with the Penn community in a number of different ways.

Consultation Requests and General Inquiries

To request a consultation about a digital research question, tool, or method, reach out to us at or set up an appointment with the team member whose expertise best matches your area of interest.


If you are a Penn faculty or staff member interested in building a digital humanities or digital scholarship project with us, either for your own research purposes, in collaboration with members of the West Philadelphia community, or in a class, please complete our digital project proposal form.

Custom Workshops

If you would like to request a custom workshop in one of the following areas for a class, community, or research group, please complete our workshop request form:

  • data ethics and data privacy
  • data management and data management plans (including funder mandates)
  • data visualization
  • digital exhibit and publication platforms
  • fundamentals of research computing (R, Python, etc.)
  • mapping and GIS
  • natural language processing and machine learning
  • open science, FAIR principles, ORCiD IDs
  • qualitative data analysis (Atlas.ti; NVivo)
  • research communication
  • research sharing
  • text mining and computational text analysis
  • web scraping

Domain of Ones Own

If you are a student interested in a Domain of Ones Own account to create a web portfolio or build an Omeka, Mukurtu, Scalar, or WordPress site, please fill in the account request form.