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Digital Scholarship Commons

The University Library Center for Digital Scholarship

David Kirk Digital Scholarship Commons



The David Kirk Digital Scholarship Commons is located on the ground floor of McHenry Library. The Commons offers a variety of spaces for study and digital creation as well as audio, video, and VR equipment for checkout. Our companion space, the Digital Scholarship Innovation Studio, can be found on the lower level of the Science and Engineering Library.

Compels Curiosity. Sparks Conversation. Fosters Experimentation.

At the David Kirk Digital Scholarship Commons, we are committed to:

  • Providing access to hardware and software that enable new modes of knowledge building
  • Creating opportunities for students to integrate digital tools into their learning
  • Building partnerships with UCSC faculty and staff to facilitate digital research and scholarly publication
  • Developing and maintaining spaces that foster experimentation and innovation

Upcoming Events

Visit Events + Workshops for information on more upcoming events.