Links to Helpful Tools

General

Local History

  • HAHS

Blogs/ Podcasts

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PDF Creators

* Windows Windows Link
* Mac iLink

Omeka Exhibit Creation Tools

* Documentation [http://omeka.org/codex/Documentation]
* Support Forums [http://omeka.org/forums/]
* Building Exhibits [http://omeka.org/codex/Plugins/ExhibitBuilder]
* Showcase of Omeka exhibits [http://omeka.org/showcase/]
* Wiki of Omeka exhibits [http://omeka.org/codex/View_Sites_Powered_by_Omeka]

Online Exhibit Examples

* National Archives [http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/]
* The Field Museum [http://www.fieldmuseum.org/exhibits/online_exhib.htm]
* American Institute of Physics [http://www.aip.org/history/exhibits.html]
* New York History Net [http://www.nyhistory.com/links/exhibits.htm]
* Computer History Museum [http://www.computerhistory.org/exhibits/]
* National Women's History Museum [http://www.nwhm.org/online-exhibits/]
* American Museum of Natural History [http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/]
* Kansas State Historical Society [http://www.kshs.org/exhibits/index.htm]

Copyright

* Chilling Effects [http://www.chillingeffects.org/] a clearinghouse on online rights.
* Creative Commons license generator [http://creativecommons.org/choose/]
* Wiley Permissions Cheat Sheet[http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-301926.html]
* American University Center for Social Media site on fair use [http://www.centerforsocialmedia.org/fair-use/best-practices]

Map/GIS/Timeline

* Google Earth 5 [http://www.google.com/intl/en/earth/download/ge/agree.html]
* Google Earth Blog [http://www.gearthblog.com/]
* Locate latitude and longitude coordinates for addresses [http://itouchmap.com/latlong.html]
* Spatial History Lab [http://spatial.scholarslab.org/]
* David Rumsey Historical Map Collection [http://www.davidrumsey.com/]
* National Historical Geographic Information System [http://www.nhgis.org/] provides, free of charge, aggregate census data and GIS-compatible boundary files for the United States between 1790 and 2000.

Just For the curious. You will not have to create a timeline from code.

* Part 1 Google Documents [http://briancroxall.net/TimelineTutorial/GoogleDocsOverview.html]
* Part 2 create a spreadsheet [http://briancroxall.net/TimelineTutorial/BuildingSpreadsheet.html]
* Part 3 Building the body of the timeline [http://simile.mit.edu/wiki/Exhibit/For_Authors]
* Tutorial for Creating a timeline [http://sites.google.com/site/97gadgets/Home/visual-timeline-gadget]

Audio Links

* Audacity [http://audacity.sourceforge.net/]
* Wiki help [http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Audacity_Wiki_Home_Page]
* Forums [http://forum.audacityteam.org/]
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