Wax is a minimal computing project that leverages the static-site generator, Jekyll, to create digital exhibitions focused on longevity, low costs, and flexibility.
Recogito is an online platform for collaborative document annotation. Users can upload texts, images or tabular data into the platform and collaboratively annotate and interpret those documents. Annotations can consist of comments and tags or identify specific people, places, or events.
uMap is an open-source online tool for creating custom maps. Select from a wide range of OpenStreetMap basemaps and upload and add layers of data or manually place markers, lines, and polygons. Data can be exported in a variety of formats and maps can be embedded on course blogs or other websites.
MapHub is a free, online tool for creating custom maps with markers, lines, and polygons, much like Google MyMaps but using the open source OpenStreetMaps.
Historypin is an online mapping and timeline tool oriented toward crowdsourced citizen histories and community-driven archiving projects. Contributions to the platform are added to growing, shared multimedia map of the world with geographically and chronologically tagged audiovisual historical documents.
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.
The McGraw Commons is an online publishing platform for teaching and learning powered by Wordpress, popular and easy-to-use software for websites and blogs.
ArcGIS Online is online Geographic Information System (GIS) software designed to store, manipulate, and analyze spatial data. Maps can be shared with other Princeton users or made public on the web.
Google MyMaps is an online tool enabling the creation of personal digital maps. Choose from different base maps, add points, lines and regions, and add narrative text, audio, and video.
StoryMapJS is a free, online tool developed by Northwestern University’s Knight Lab. Through an intuitive web interface, students can assemble a series of slides containing titles, text, images, and video and associate those slides with geographic locations. When complete, the resulting slideshow animates and illustrates a path on a map.
Palladio is a free-to-use online platform for generating visualizations of humanistic data that combine spatial, temporal and relational views.