Digital Art History Index

Last updated August 4th, 2017.

  • Raw

    Raw is an open web app to create custom vector-based visualizations on top of the amazing D3.js library through a simple interface.

    Category: mapping, data visualization, software
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: DensityDesign Lab at the Politecnico di Milano
  • HyperCities

    Thick mapping in the Digital Humanities. A series of projects all built on the same platform that utilizes Google Earth.

    Category: mapping, data visualization, software
  • DH 150: An Introduction to Digital Mapping

    Course website for a class on Web GIS, part of UCLA's Digital Humanities program.

    Category: mapping, data visualization, software
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: UCLA
  • Leaflet

    Leaflet is an open-source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps.

    Category: mapping, data visualization, software
  • geojson.io

    geojson.io is a quick, simple tool for creating, viewing, and sharing maps.

    Category: mapping, data visualization, software
  • HyperCities Map Library

    Library of georectified maps.

    Category: mapping, data visualization, software
  • 3D Warehouse

    Database of 3D models made in SketchUp

    Subject: Architecture
    Category: media database
    Sponsor: Trimble Navigation Ltd.
  • NYPL Map Warper

    The NYPL Map Warper is a tool for digitally aligning ("rectifying") historical maps from the NYPL's collections to match today's precise maps. Visitors can browse already rectified maps or assist the NYPL by aligning a map.

    Subject: American Art
    Category: mapping
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: New York Public Library
  • CartoDB

    CartoDB is an affordable, open-source platform for students and educators to create, share, and publish scientific, data-driven maps.

    Category: mapping, data visualization, software
  • vis.js

    A dynamic, browser based visualization library. The library is designed to be easy to use, to handle large amounts of dynamic data, and to enable manipulation of and interaction with the data.

    Category: mapping, data visualization, software
    Sponsor: Almende B.V.
  • TimelineJS

    TimelineJS is an open-source tool that enables anyone to build visually,rich, interactive timelines.

    Category: data visualization, software
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: Northwestern University
    Sponsor: Knight Foundation, Robert R. McCormick Foundation, National Science Foundation
  • SIMILE Widgets - Timeline

    Web widget for visualizing temporal data.

    Category: data visualization, software
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: MIT
    Sponsor: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Scalar

    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.

    Category: web authoring, digital publication, software
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: USC
    Sponsor: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
  • Gephi

    Gephi is an open-source software for network visualization and analysis. It helps data analysts to intuitively reveal patterns and trends, highlight outliers and tells stories with their data.

    Category: data visualization, software
  • Triple Canopy

    Triple Canopy is a magazine based in New York. Since 2007, Triple Canopy has advanced a model for publication that encompasses digital works of art and literature, public conversations, exhibitions, and books.

    Category: digital publication
  • Living Collections Catalogue Volume 1: On Performativity

    Located at the intersection of performance and visual art, On Performativity examines the questions that emerge when our art experiences are framed around the presence of the human body—and its absence.

    Subject: Performance Art
    Category: digital publication
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: Walker Art Center
  • US Copyright Office: Fair Use Documentation

    Documentation on fair use policies.

    Category: digital publication, general resource
  • College Art Association: Fair Use

    Code of best practices in fair use for the visual arts.

    Category: digital publication, general resource
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: CAA
  • Copyright Crash Course

    Info on fair use of copyrighted materials.

    Category: online coursebook, digital publication, general resource
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: University of Texas
  • Copyright & Fair Use

    Info on fair use of copyrighted materials.

    Category: digital publication, general resource
    Academic Institutional Affiliation: Stanford University Libraries

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