Digital Scholarship and Repository Development

Digital Scholarship and Repository Development provides software and systems development, and support for digital data related to research and scholarship for Penn State faculty, students and staff. The department is made up of three teams:

  • Repository Services develops open source repository services to support preservation, access, and discovery of digital library collections, scholarly communications and research data.
  • Digital Scholarship Applications & Integration administrates and develops systems to support continuous integration, configuration management, and software deployment for local and third-party solutions. In addition, this group provides database services at the application and platform layer for a variety of database products.
  • Faculty Activity Management Services provides user support for cloud-hosted faculty reporting software (Activity Insight), as well as data entry, documentation, training, and serves a liaison to vendors.

Department Contact Information

W313 Pattee Library
University Park, PA 16802

Dan Coughlin

Head Libraries Strategic Technologies