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Digital Humanities Toolkit

Resources for digital humanities

GIS Mapping

A Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer system that is capable of capturing, storing, analyzing, and displaying geographically referenced information. GIS is a tool that allows users to create searches, analyze the spatial information, edit data, and present the results of all these operations.

ArcGIS StoryMaps

ArcGIS is Cloud-based software that connects people, locations, and data using interactive maps. Add important context to your data by visualizing it geographically and narratively. 

StoryMap JS

StoryMap JS from Knight Lab is a free storytelling tool that uses interactive maps to highlight the locations of a series of events. Despite the name, this product is not limited to maps alone. Using a feature called Gigapixel, you may also use other images to tell your story, such as photography, works of art, or historical maps.