DASH Camp is an opportunity to explore digital tools and methods and apply what you learn in the context of your own research, teaching or creative project. When you register you’ll select one track for the week.

DASH experts from LATIS and the University Libraries will provide coaching and instruction. You’ll also work on your own, or perhaps with other participants. We’ll provide space, snacks, and specialized technology (if needed). Please bring your own laptop. At the end of the week we’ll gather for project updates and to report on what you learned.

The structure and approach will vary depending on the track. Locations will vary. Please see the pages for each track, and for the Intro to DASH Agenda, for more information. 

Intro to DASH (August 21, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Wilson Research Collaboration Studio (First floor, Wilson Library)


Before you set out on your tracks and your own projects, all participants and track leaders will convene for a daylong introduction to Digital Arts, Sciences and Humanities (DASH) at the University of Minnesota. You’ll learn about DASH services, and resources such as LATIS Labs. We’ll provide introductions to each of the tracks and to possibilities for DASH projects that you might take up in the future. And in the afternoon you’ll learn about accessibility, copyright, and how to get started on a project. 

Lunch will be provided. We’ll take a break for the solar eclipse–bring glasses if you have them. 

Tracks and Project Work (August 22-25)

Agendas and locations will vary for each track

Most tracks will offer a combination of instruction, work time and consultation. Consultations are by office hours or by appointment. Base camp (work space, snacks) is in 110 Anderson Hall

Digital Mapping Advanced Imaging Open Textbooks
Digital Storytelling Showcase Worthy Websites Video Production Data Visualization Visual Communication

Report out (August 25, 1-3 p.m.)

110 Anderson Hall

Members of each track will share what they’ve worked on. and what they’ve learned.