My Five: Top digital humanities tools from Mitch Fraas

Mitch Fraas

Please welcome Mitch Fraas: Bollinger Fellow for Library Innovation, Unique at Penn blogger, and ace digital humanities practitioner. Here are his five favorite DH tools to get it done:  1. Google Fusion Tables: Probably my go-to tool for doing quick geographic or chronological visualizations of data. Fusion tables allows users to import spreadsheets and view the data in […]

Fulcrum: Data collection for iOS

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Say your research studies spatial relationships – maybe it’s the neighborhood effects of vacant buildings, or the spread of an invasive species – and you need to collect data in the field. Traditionally, a project like that could require GPS units, cameras, notebooks, clipboards, and paper-based forms.  It’s a lot to lug around, not to […]

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