The University Library's Digital Humanities Lab program of online and in person activities is designed to showcase digitally innovative research and build a community of practice for staff and students interested in data-enabled and digital research in the humanities and other disciplines. These events are intended to encourage, inspire and create new connections. 

Upcoming events

2022 program coming soon!


Past sessions

DH Lab: New approaches @ University of Adelaide

October 2021, 1 hour 1 minute

Ben Nagy and Associate Professor Lewis Mitchell, University of Adelaide, join Xinyuan Xu, ANU, to discuss their use of computational techniques, including machine learning and AI, to detect patterns in Latin poetry authorship, sentiment on social media and information flow in social networks.

DH Lab: Network analysis and the humanities

September 2021, 1 hour 1 minute

Dr Gareth Pritchard, Associate Professor Martin White (both University of Adelaide) and Associate Professor Jonathan Bollen share their experience using network analysis in history, performance studies and physics, as it helps their analysis and sharing their research.

DH Lab: Text analysis and the humanities

August 2021, 58 minutes

Ashley Dennis-Henderson, Professor Rachel A. Ankeny (University of Adelaide), Professor Michael Haugh and Dr Martin Schweinberger (University of Queensland) discuss their experience with diverse text analysis methods, and introduce the Australian Text Analytics Platform.

DH Lab: Mapping and the humanities

May 2021, 51 minutes

Associate Professor Robert Foster, Dr Skye Krichauff, Jarrod Lange (University of Adelaide), and Dr Bill Pascoe (University of Newcastle), share how they use mapping to enable new insights and visualise their humanities research.

News and updates



World Digital Preservation Day

Coordinated by the Digital Preservation Coalition, World Digital Preservation Day aims to improve awareness of the challenges of digital preservation, and gives us an opportunity to highlight the changing nature of University Library collections and how we’re looking after those collections for the future.



New look database page

We've launched our new look databases page for semester 2! Now you can just search for a database either by name or by selecting one of the categories.



What will research collections be like in 2121? Digital Preservation and the University Library

The University Library looks after many wonderful and unique collections of manuscripts and archives. These collections may contain correspondence, diaries and notebooks, all of which provide a valuable insight into notable researchers’ experience and approach.  We know that in 2021 much of this work now happens digitally.



Fallen WW1 ANZACs remembered

Since 2014, the Adelaide University Football Club and the Adelaide University Cricket Club have been researching their players who served in the Great War (1914 - 1918). Today, in partnership with the AUFC/AUCC WWI Memorial Committee, we launch the profiles of twenty Fallen WWI Anzacs.