Wax

Wax is a minimal computing project that leverages the static-site generator, Jekyll, to create digital exhibitions focused on longevity, low costs, and flexibility.

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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.

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JuxtaposeJS provides a tool for comparing two similar images by ‘swiping’ back and forth. It’s especially useful for highlighting changes over time (coastline erosion, forest regrowth, etc.) or before/after stories.

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Siftr is an online platform and accompanying smartphone ‘app’ that allows groups of people to collect photographs ‘in the field’ and have those photos geo-located on a map.

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Omeka is a platform used for the curation of digital media and for creating online exhibits that showcase those collections. Omeka gives students opportunities to do creative work for a public audience, encouraging discussions around the construction and display of knowledge, and in the process of researching the objects in the collection.

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Create impactful graphics that combine text, images, and animations. Included in the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of tools, available at McGraw’s Digital Learning Lab.

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Mirador is an image collection viewing tool that allows users to view, zoom, and compare digital images. Mirador provides a tiled, windowed workspace for side-by-side comparison of multiple image-based resources and supports zooming, metadata display, book layout, bookmarking, and more.

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