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Mission Statement: 

The Digital History Lab, an organization within the Department of History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, promotes the use of digital tools for historical teaching, research, and storytelling. We support the Department’s commitment to “prolific, cutting-edge research with dedicated, creative teaching and a commitment to diversity and inclusion,” through our educational programs and community-building initiatives. Our guiding principles ensure that the undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty who study and teach history at UNC-Chapel Hill benefit from the latest advancements in digital technology. 



Engaging diverse and public audiences with compelling digital storytelling. 


Providing expertise and resources to support the department’s pedagogical and research objectives. 


Fostering community around cutting-edge digital tools for the humanities. 


Publicizing departmental news and accomplishments throughout the Triangle and beyond.