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ArcGIS StoryMaps

ArcGIS StoryMaps combines maps, 3D scenes, embedded content, multimedia, and more into an interactive narrative that can create awareness, influence opinion, and affect change. The easy-to-use builder helps you create digital stories and presentations called briefings that incorporate your dynamic geographic information system (GIS) work and external content. Stories and briefings can be organized into collections and customized with themes. 


Omeka (also known as Omeka Classic) is a free, open-source content management system for online digital collections. As a web application, it allows users to publish and exhibit cultural heritage objects, and extend its functionality with themes and plugins.

Voyant Tools

Voyant Tools is an open-source, web-based application for performing text analysis. It supports scholarly reading and interpretation of texts or corpus, particularly by scholars in the digital humanities, but also by students and the general public. It can be used to analyze online texts or ones uploaded by users.


Scalar is a free, open source authoring and publishing platform that’s designed to make it easy for authors to write long-form, born-digital scholarship online. Scalar enables users to assemble media from multiple sources and juxtapose them with their own writing in a variety of ways, with minimal technical expertise required.


Juncture is an open source software where you can create and share interactive essays using visualization tools, interactive images, videos, maps and more. If you’re looking for a set of easy-to-use tools for quickly creating web pages with engaging and interactive content with minimal setup and zero ongoing administration, Juncture might be exactly what you need.