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Digital Collection Toolkit: StoryMapJS

StoryMapJS Intro.

Tutorials

CLACS StoryMapJS Workshop - Aug. 4, 2020


DAY 1: Tuesday, August 4

StoryMapJS Overview: Creating stories about movement and place

https://storymap.knightlab.com/

Resources for Day 1:

Notes on what we’ll cover:

  • Our focus is on using StoryMapJS as a classroom tool - we won’t go into deep technical detail about customizations and extensions during this workshop; but please contact me if you’re interested! Happy to chat individually or even to put together another more in-depth workshop on areas to customize, etc.

Schedule for Day One:

1

Welcome and Introductions:

Discussion: What kinds of stories take place from destination-to-destination?

2

StoryMapJS: Looking at local examples (Stitching History, part of: http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/stitchinghistory/, Digital Collections/DPLA)

3

Using StoryMapJS: Introduction to the authoring tool

4

Using the map (base maps, navigation, locating places)

5

Titles, captions, stories, formatting

6

Adding content: Images and video (primary sources)

Download images here: https://panthers.sharepoint.com/:f:/s/UWMLibraries/DCI/EtnSxZk0-f9Oipjogi9GsdkBlXxrECpklPAxZmjGdhwv4g?e=XQFjWX

Youtube video link we’ll use: https://youtu.be/QdKXqJAXj2s

7

Pulling it all together and publishing your work

StoryMapJS cheat sheet: https://uwm.edu/libraries/wp-content/uploads/sites/59/2020/08/StoryMapJS_cheatsheet.pdf

StoryMapJS cheat sheet - editable (.docx)
https://uwm.edu/libraries/wp-content/uploads/sites/59/2020/08/StoryMapJS_cheatsheet_editable.docx

8

Q&A

9

End

Head, Digital Collections and Initiatives and DH Lab

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Ann Hanlon
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