Welcome to DH Research at UT Austin

DH Research is a service offered by the Initiative for Digital Humanities and the UT Libraries Scholars Lab that provides access to basic hosting for faculty and staff digital humanities projects. It is intended primarily to be a sandboxing and prototyping space and a place to host small to medium-sized projects.

What can you do through DH Research?

Set up a Scalar, Mukurtu, Omeka Classic or Omeka S site. Or choose from these 100+ open source applications. DH Research has limited staff. This service is available by request to UT faculty and staff.

Call for Projects

We will support faculty and staff in building Omeka and Scalar sites in the following ways:

Project Creation

DH Research will help you with the first steps of creating your project.

Onboarding Calls & Project Management Support

DH Research will provide hour long onboarding calls and project management consultations to answer any questions you might have.


DH Research provides 2 Gigabytes of storage for projects.


We will provide basic troubleshooting resources.


To help with your project, DH Research will provide access to online tutorials, documentation and examples.