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Digital Humanities

This guide provides an introduction to digital humanities (DH) theory and practice and an overview of DH methods, tools, and resources.

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Open Image & Multimedia Collections

Oral Histories and Podcasts

Free, Go to Getting Started to find easy to follow "playlists" that will help you to start a project, improve your video techniques, and much more.  Or you can browse the  micro-essays that address a number of issues about collecting, curating, and disseminating oral histories.

Fee Based, Intuitive audio editing for storytellers. Hindenburg Journalist lets you concentrate on your story while we ensure audio quality. Hindenburg in the Field is a companion app made to be used on the iPhone.

Free, open source, cross-platform audio software. Audacity is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. Developed by a group of volunteers as open source.

TheirStory is an easy-to-use, web-based interviewing and storytelling platform for collecting and transcribing oral history (testimonies, one-on-one interviews, and group interviews.) UCI Libraries maintains a subscription with a limited storage capacity.


TimelineJS is an open-source tool that enables you to build visually-rich interactive timelines and is available in 40 languages. Created by Northwestern University's Knight Lab

Tiki-Toki is web-based software for creating beautiful interactive timelines that you can share on the internet.