What’s the best digital tool for a particular course assignment or scholarly activity?

Below is a list of common scholarly activities with suggestions for widely used and stable tools. We encourage you to follow up with the DH@CC Team for support.

ActivityRecommendation
Annotate media (pdfs).Perusall
Annotate media (still images, video, audio).Scalar
Caption live presentations.Google Slides
Caption recorded media.YouTube
Create data visualizations.Gephi, Scalar, Tableau
Create a podcast series or episode.Audacity (solo), WeVideo (collaborative)
Create a videographic essay.WeVideo
Compose media-rich narratives or arguments.Omeka, Scalar
Compose non-linear, long-form narratives or arguments.Scalar
Compose short-form, episodic pieces of writing.Scalar, Wix, WordPress
Invite comments on content.Omeka (Commenting or Hypothes.is plugin), Scalar (Hypothes,is plugin), Wix, WordPress
Invite contributions to an archive or dataset.Google Forms, Omeka (Contribution plugin)
Map items.ArcGIS Online
Map items across time.TimeMapper
Map items and create narratives or arguments around those items.ArcGIS StoryMaps, Omeka, Scalar, StoryMapJS
Organize bibliographic data.Zotero
Organize photographs.Tropy
Perform basic text analysis.Voyant Tools
Plot points on a timeline.Scalar, TimelineJS
Publish collections with standards-based metadata.Omeka
Record a screencast presentation.Loom, Quicktime

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