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Humanities Resource Center

The Humanities Resource Center provides resources, facilities, and support for the purposeful use of technology in teaching, learning, and research. The HRC supports independent language study with a large selection of instructional materials and the appropriate viewing technology. The HRC also assists Princeton University faculty in incorporating technology and video in their teaching and research. The HRC manages the majority of the University's video collection and video reserves .

The Humanities Resource Center is located in the lower level of East Pyne.

2013 Case Studies of Openness in the Language Classroom

The publication Case Studies of Openness in the Language Classroom is now available.

The book is a compilation of case studies written by practitioners in different educational settings, each of whom is exploring the concept of openness in language teaching and learning. 

The digital version is available as a free download at:

Video Reserves for Spring 2014 Courses

Requests for video materials to be held on course reserve should be placed through Firestone Library's Online Reserve Request System.  For more information about this system and about reserving materials, please visit: Online Reserve Request System (ORRS)

Blackboard Wordpress Blogs

The Wordpress Blackboard Blog tool is a Wordpress blog that is created inside Blackboard and is only accessible when you are logged into Blackboard. There are multiple plug-ins available within the blog to help enhance the instructor’s and students’ experiences with using the Wordpress Blog for a course. To learn more or to get help visit:


Open­Scholar is a web­site build­ing and con­tent man­age­ment tool avail­able to fac­ulty and grad­u­ate stu­dents for host­ing pro­fes­sional pro­file sites. Open­S­cho­lar sites can con­tain biogra­phies, CVs, course lists, pub­li­ca­tions, blog entries, and event list­ings. Fill out the Open­Scholar site request form to request a site. Fur­ther infor­ma­tion is avail­able by con­tact­ing .

Digital Humanities Inititive

digital humanities at princeton logoThe Princeton Digital Humanities Initiative was established to support coursework innovations, infrastructural improvements, coordination efforts, and financial investments to support a growing Digital Humanities Initiative at Princeton University. The Digital Humanities Working Group is a collaborative and inter-disciplinary cross-campus community involving faculty and staff at all levels.

Learn more at

Renew items online

Library items can now be renewed online through the new SeachIt@PUL system.  Read more

Foreign Language TV Online

Foreign language TigerTV channels are available streaming while on campus on the HRC website


Spring 2014 Semester
Hours (Starts 1/27)

Monday-Thursday 9am-10pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 12pm-6pm
Sunday 7pm-10pm


HRC Circulation Desk
(on campus: 8-1290)


The Humanities Resource Center is in 011 East Pyne. See map.