The official collab for Fordham University’s Strategic Research Consortium on Digital Scholarship.
Digital Research Tools
The DiRT Directory is a registry of digital research tools for scholarly use.
Explore more tools from DiRT on the Digital Tools Directory.
This Group’s Tools
Members of this group use 6 tools from the DiRT Directory:
BuddyPress is a variant of WordPress that includes social networking features.Learn more on DiRTDirectory.org
TimelineJS can pull in media from different sources. It has built in support for: Twitter, Flickr, Google Maps, YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Wikipedia, SoundCloud and more media types in the future. Creating one is as easy as filling in a Google spreadsheet or as detailed as JSON.Learn more on DiRTDirectory.org
WordPress is an easy-to-use web publishing platform originally designed around blogging that has now evolved with functionality as a robust content or learning management system, with many themes and plugins for extra functionality.Learn more on DiRTDirectory.org
Omeka is a content management system designed for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions.
Omeka falls at a crossroads of Web Content Management, Collections Management, and Archival Digital Collections Systems. Omeka is designed with non-IT specialists in mind, allowing users to focus on content and interpretation rather than programming. It brings Web 2.0 technologies and approaches to academic and cultural websites to foster user interaction and participation. It makes top-shelf design easy with a simple and flexible templating system. Its robust open-source developer and user communities underwrite Omeka’s stability and sustainability.
Omeka allows users to publish cultural heritage objects, extend its functionality with themes and plugins, and curate online exhibits with digital objects.Learn more on DiRTDirectory.org
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.
Scalar can also be used to assemble and annotate video content, and combine in with text to create a rich media documentLearn more on DiRTDirectory.org