The Digital History Lab at UWF

Digital History Lab

The UWF Digital History Lab offers UWF scholars, faculty and staff the resources to develop stories for digital platforms.


Craft Your DH Story.  

Founded in 2017, the UWF DH Lab is an individual and small group workspace equipped with the digital tools and technologies for scholars working in the digital age. This space is available for UWF students, faculty and staff who are interested in using digital tools to conduct research, analyze information and present findings. 

The founding of the DH Lab was made possible by the UWF Academic Affairs Instructional Technology Enhancement Project Award. 

Lab Hours

  • Monday 10 a.m. to noon
  • Wednesday 10 a.m. to noon
  • For an appointment, outside of normal lab hours, contact Dr. Jamin Wells at jwells2@uwf.edu

Contact

For more information or for equipment rentals, contact: 

Resources

Hardware:

  • Cannon EOS 5D Camera Kit
  • Digital Audio Recorders
  • iMac Workstations
  • LED Lighting
  • Professional Microphones

Software for Creating: 

  • Data Visualization
  • Digital Exhibits
  • Digital Maps
  • Podcasts
  • Research Databases


Lab Procedures
  • Sign in to lab.
  • Log on to computers using UWF credentials.
  • Turn on wireless mouse/keyboard.
  • Log off computers when done.
  • Plug in and turn off wireless peripherals.
  • Sign out of lab.

Student Projects

A student sits and writes in a notebook.


Escambia County Coastal Heritage Survey 

This coastal heritage survey and interactive outreach project was created by students of the Spring 2017 History Graduate Preservation Seminar. Through the project, students inventoried and mapped nearly 700 heritage sights in Escambia and Santa Rosia Counties. 

View more projects on the Public History Digital Archive. 

Faculty Projects

Professor and student collaborate


Mapping Pensacola 

"Mapping Pensacola" maps the people, places and events of Pensacola between 1870 and 1940. Dr. Jamin Wells, assistant professor of history, served as principal investigator.  

View more projects on the Public History Digital Archive.