Exhibit (exhibit.so) is storytelling tool from The University of St Andrews that takes advantage of of the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) standard, allowing users to create sequential annotations on images from institutional image repositories such as the Princeton University Digital Library (DPUL), the Princeton University Art Museum, and many other institutions. Annotations are displayed on top of a zoomable image viewer.
Why Use Exhibit?
- Exhibit allows students interact with digital objects from the Library and Art Museum, to highlight areas of interest, and to make presentations of their research in a visually engaging way.
- Presentations in Exhibit can contain multiple images from different repositories and even from multiple institutions.
- Annotated presentations on Exhibit can also be very useful as instructional media.
How to Add Exhibit to Your Course
Exhibit is a free, online tool. The resulting ‘exhibits’ can be embedded within websites such as course blogs hosted on McGraw’s Commons course website platform or can simply be linked to at their existing location on the platform.