Getting Started

Unsure where to begin? This guide should help those in the pre-project stage conceive of a project, create a plan, and move it forward. Want a different view–alternatively, see the resources from each guide as one large consolidated list.

Digital dissertations can take various forms. We provide an overview of three common approaches.

Getting started is the hardest part! Explore these projects and materials for inspiration.

Establishing an initial design plan and timeline for tasks is strongly recommended. Read this guide for planning-related tips.

Working with human subjects? Unsure what kind of considerations are critically important? We’ve curated a set of resources to get you asking ethical questions about your work.

No matter the format your project takes, an important first step is to be open and clear with your committee members. This guide offers resources for gaining pre-approval from your department and committee.