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Digital Projects Showcase 

The annual DHI Digital Projects Showcase provides an opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to share teaching or scholarship practices that make use of information technologies to solve problems in interesting or original ways.

2018 Digital Projects Showcase and Institute Grand Opening 

On Wednesday, November 7, 10 AM-Noon, the DHI will host its third-annual Digital Projects Showcase. This event will take place in the new DHI office suite, Building 4/Room 2800, and will also serve as a grand opening for that space.


Draft Program

  1. Accessible Classics: Digital Adaptations for People with Reading Difficulties. Dr. María Ángeles Fernández Cifuentes, associate professor of Spanish, and students from the Fall 2018 section of SPW3100 Spanish Literature from the Middle Ages to the Eighteenth Century
  2. Coming Soon: HathiTrust Digital Library. Dr. Laura Heffernan, associate professor of English, and Maria Atilano, student outreach librarian, Thomas G. Carpenter Library 
  3. Exploring Northeast Florida's Special Places. Sean Lahav, Master of Public Administration candidate, and Maria Mark, coordinator, Environmental Leadership Program 
  4. Native Sun: The Flora of Sawmill Slough Preserve. Kally Malcom, assistant professor of photography 
  5. Refreshing Museum Signage. Leonardo Paley, English major 
  6. Remembering Brooklyn Forward. Christopher Baker, English major
  7. Sawmill Slough Preserve Digital Archive. James Taylor, coordinator, Environmental Center, and Curt Price, Master of Business Administration graduate (2018) and program assistant, Environmental Center 
  8. Using Kite Aerial Photography for Coastal Research. Dr. Chris Baynard, with students Miranda Brown, Cuinn Crawford, Brian Dickey, Paulo Dos Santos, Danielle Graham, Ian Henry, Alex Mackenzie, Alexandra Moya-Clark, Isaac Newman, and Tyler Williamson
  9. Voces y Caras: Hispanic Communities of North Florida. Dr. Constanza López, associate professor of Spanish; Michael Boyles, graphic designer at the UNF Center for Instruction and Research Technology (CIRT); and Victoria Farfán Lasso, Fall 2018 international student intern with Voces y Caras

For questions regarding the 2018 DHI Digital Projects Showcase, contact Clayton McCarl (, DHI director, and acting co-chair of the DHI Events Committee. 


Call for Proposals 


 DHI Showcase 2017 Program


The 2017 Digital Project Showcase will be held on Wednesday, November 8, 10:00 AM-Noon, in the ballrooms on the third floor of the UNF Student Union.

Poster presentations: 

 Applied Deep Learning: Automated Segmentation of White Matter Hyperintensities (WMH) on Brain MR Images Matt Berseth

Augmented Reality as Spectral Change James Beasley

Automating CIRI Ratings of Human Rights Reports Using GATE: Evaluation Results Joshua Joiner

coloniaLab: 2016-2017 Update on Collaborators and Recent Work Ali Alsalman, Kathlina Brady, Clayton McCarl, and Nicole Rolland

Electronic Dance Music Culture’s Gradual Shift from Tangibility to Intangibility in the Digital Era Eden Shurman

Embroidering for Peace and Memory Digital Archive Constanza Lopez and Rebecca Weiner

Exploring the Role of Emerging Communication Technology and Social Media in 21st Century Veteran Education Margaret Stewart

Mapping International Metal Sarah Redhammer

Nuclear Bomb Testing in the Western US: a Legacy of Environmental and Social Effects in Southern Nevada Chris Baynard

Preliminary Data of the SmartSignPlay Prototype: A Sign Language App for Families with Children who are d/Deaf or Hard of Hearing Caroline Guardino

Rapid Processes for Educational Resource Creation Nicholas Eastham 

Sawmill Slough Preserve Digital Archive James Taylor

See What I See: Perspectives of Students with ASD at UNF Tara Rowe, Tyler Charles, Jess Harden and Alexandra Torres-Perez

St. Augustine Historical Society Research Library Digital Projects Bob Nawrocki and Chad Germany

Stereotypes: What We Perceive Vs Actuality Ricder Ricardo

The East Florida Papers: Assessor’s Inventory Cameron Adelsperger

The Innocence Project: Promoting Social Justice by Coding Mistaken Lineup Identification Cases Michael Toglia, Alexis Lovaas

The Lower St. Johns River Digital Archive Stuart Chalk

Editing the Eartha MM White Collection: Project Update Susan Williams

UNF Pilgrimage Project David Sheffler

Visualizing Refugee Jacksonville Natalie Holland, Sarah Lynch and Chris Wilson

Voces y caras: Present and Future Nicole Mills


Link to Digital Commons


Call For Proposals

Link to CFP



Link to Facebook Album

DHI Showcase 2016 Program