Digital Scholarship Summer Fellows (2017 Cohort)

Emma Lewis, '20
Emma Lewis, ’20
Christina Noto, '19
Christina Noto, ’19
Brittany Russell, '19
Brittany Russell, ’19


Emma Lewis, ’20, plans to create a choose your own adventure style tour of the town of Gettysburg. She will research a single street over the summer to create a multi-leveled interpretation.

Christina Noto ’19, is a History major with a double minor in Political science and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. She is researching the Civil War song Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!. She is using WordPress as her platform. The digital tools she is using are Storymaps, Timeline JS and Genius.

Brittany Russell, ’19, is a political science major and Middle Eastern Studies minor. Her project creates a digital exhibit of Les Maîtres de l’Affiche, where she analyzes the origins and details of the twelve lithographs available in the Gettysburg College’s special collections.

Digital Scholarship Summer Senior Fellows (2016 Cohort)

Keira Koch '19
Keira Koch ’19
Julia Wall '19
Julia Wall ’19
Lauren White, '18
Lauren White, ’18









Keira Koch, ’19, is an Indigenous Studies and History double major at Gettysburg College. Last summer her digital project, “Hello Coed” (, focused on women’s experiences at Gettysburg College during the 1950s. She is currently researching a collection of photographs taken at the Carlisle Indian School and plans on using the platform Mukurtu to house her digital project.

Julia Wall, ’19 is a History major and Civil War Era Studies minor. As part of the 2016 Digital Scholarship Summer Fellowship, she created a digital yearbook of the West Point  class of June 1861, “Your Friend and Classmate.” She has continued on this project in the summer in 2017, adding additional information about the cadets.

Lauren White, ’18, is majoring in English and Environmental Studies. Over the course of last summer, she created a digital timeline documenting student-led social justice movements from c. 1980-2000. This summer, she has been expanding the timeline, working on What We Did Here, a crowd-sourced digital collection created in partnership with Musselman Library, and mentoring the new cohort members.

Digital Scholarship Committee

Clint Baugess is a Research & Instruction Librarian at Musselman Library and coordinates the library’s information literacy instruction program. He also serves as the librarian liaison for Gettysburg College’s History department. With a background in instruction, he is interested in how digital history can enhance undergraduate learning and research.

John Dettinger is the Extended Operations Specialist at Musselman Library.  His academic background is in literature, and he recently completed a library science degree.  The Digital Scholarship Committee offers him a chance to learn about digital tools that were not a core component of his humanities education, and he plans to use that knowledge to promote digital scholarship wherever his library career takes him.

Molly Reynolds is the Digital Scholarship Assistant at Special Collections and College Archives at Musselman Library. She is most interested in the discussion and debate surrounding the role of archives, special collections, and primary sources in digital scholarship.

R.C. Miessler is the Systems Librarian at Musselman Library. A lifelong geek in all things religion and technology, he’s interested in how students and faculty can use technology to present and interpret humanities research, as well as the intersection of gaming and digital humanities.

Janelle Wertzberger is Assistant Dean and Director of Scholarly Communications at Musselman Library. Her library background is in research and instruction, and she currently manages Gettysburg College’s institutional repository, The Cupola.