Category: Multimedia assignments

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 […]

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October 30, 2020

Zotero, a project of the Corporation for Digital Scholarship, is an online citation manager with accompanying browser plugins and desktop software that supports groups and synchronizing of collections online. Zotero simplifies the process of collecting, organizing, sharing research sources online, and generating properly-constructed citations in a variety of formats. Why Use Zotero? Zotero provides a […]

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September 24, 2020

Tiki-Toki is online software for creating interactive timelines. Timelines can include images and videos (from YouTube or Vimeo) and can be authored by groups of people and shared on the Web.  A 3D mode enables a visually impressive view of your timeline. A free, basic account allows you to create one fully-functional timeline.  With a […]

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September 4, 2020

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. An example of the tool in action can be found on the JuxtaposeJS website. Why Use JuxtaposeJS? Provides an easy to use tool for comparing […]

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September 4, 2020

TimeMapper, an open-source project of Open Knowledge Foundation Labs, is an online platform that combines timelines and maps. Titles, text, images, video, dates, and locations are compiled in a Google Sheet spreadsheet and then shared with TimeMapper to generate an attractive and engaging display with sequential slides and associated map and timeline. Why Use Timemapper? […]

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September 4, 2020

SoundCloud is an online audio sharing platform that can be used to host and distribute podcasts, music, or other recordings. Why Use SoundCloud? Host up to three hours of audio for free Users can create time markers and leave comments on tracks SoundCloud feeds can be syndicated to podcast directories like the Apple Podcasts and […]

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September 4, 2020

Voyant (Tools) is an online text comparison, analysis, and reading environment. Voyant offers a wide variety of tools (28 at the moment) for analyzing and visualizing text corpora. Corpus texts can be uploaded to Voyant or pulled from the web. Why Use Voyant? Because Voyant is completely online, students can work directly on their own […]

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September 4, 2020

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. Developed by Field Day Lab at the Wisconsin Center for Educational Research at the University of Wisconsin Madison, Siftr is a freely available data collection and visualization […]

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May 1, 2020

Omeka a tool used for the curation of digital media and for creating online exhibits that showcase those collections. Omeka is a teaching tool that 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 […]

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April 30, 2020

The McGraw Commons is an online publishing platform for teaching and learning. Powered by WordPress, the McGraw Commons provides quick and easy website creation and a wide array of tools that encourage participation, active learning, and creative expression. Course blogs support tagging, commenting, and the inclusion of images, audio, video, and maps in posts. Why […]

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April 28, 2020

Audacity is a free and open-source digital audio editor and audio recording application available for Windows, macOS, Linux. The software is easy to use and to install and provides advanced features such as multi-track recording, sound effects, and filters. Why Use Audacity? Audacity is available for free and is compatible with Windows, Mac OS, and […]

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April 28, 2020

ArcGIS Online is an online version of the popular ArcGIS software.  A Geographic Information System (GIS) is software designed to store, manipulate, and analyze spatial data. Through Princeton’s ArcGIS Online portal, maps can be shared with other Princeton users or made public on the web. ArcGIS Online contains a wide array of basemaps and datasets […]

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April 28, 2020