Tools for Your Digital History Project
The best software or tool solution for your project depends on your research objective. Here you will find a selection of very simple and more sophisticated tools to analyze and visualize your data. These tools were created for analytical, economic, or journalistic purposes but are equally useful for historians.
The Google News Initiative gives an overview of the multiple tools for reporting and storytelling. Check out their Training Center and learn how to effectively use the free tools. Google also offers free tutorials on topics such as multimedia storytelling or investigative reporting, for instance.
Google tools that might be useful for your project:
- Google Maps and Google Street View
- Google Earth
- Google Public Data Explorer
- Google Trends
- Google Translate
- Google Scholar
These links lead you directly to Google’s Training Center.
Tool Categories on Digital Historian