Websites, Online Publishing, & Multimedia Presentations

The list of tools below is organized alphabetically, and it represents a selection of the resources available to Digital Humanists. Many of these tools are actively updated, so please contact the DH@Bucknell Web Team if you find any outdated information or if you would like to suggest additional tools or software.

Bucknell University has site licenses and provides faculty, staff, and students with access to and support for a number of these tools; tools for which this is the case have “BU access” listed under pricing.


Drupal

Drupal is content management software that is used to make websites and applications. Drupal has great standard features, like easy content authoring, reliable performance, and excellent security. One of the core principles of Drupal is modularity, and it helps with the creation of integrated digital frameworks. You can also integrate Drupal with external services and other applications in your infrastructure.

Details

Website: https://www.drupal.org/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? OSS
Pricing: Free; developer and website hosting costs not included
Additional Information: Also see Drupal for Humanists


HTML5 UP

HTML5 UP helps you create spiffy HTML5 site templates that are fully responsive, built on intelligent HTML5 and CSS3, super customizable, and free under creative commons licensing.

Details

Website: https://html5up.net/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? OSS
Pricing: Free with attribution


Manifold

Manifold provides an easy method for academic publishers to move their catalog online and provide a powerful reading, annotation, and community experience for everyone.

Details

Website: https://manifoldapp.org/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? OSS
Pricing: Free; developer and website hosting costs not included
Additional Information: Often used to supplement academic print publications with digital content


Omeka

Omeka provides open-source web publishing platforms for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits.

Details

Website: https://omeka.org/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? OSS
Pricing: Free; BU access


Prezi

Looking for an alternative to PowerPoint? Prezi is an engaging presentation platform that employs an open-canvas style of organization.

Details

Website: https://prezi.com/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? Proprietary
Pricing: Free (basic) use; pricing tiers


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.

Details

Website: https://scalar.me/anvc/scalar/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? OSS
Pricing: Free


Tumult Hype 4.0

Create beautiful HTML5 web content. Interactive web content and animations made with Tumult Hype work on desktops, smartphones and iPads. No coding required.

Details

Website: https://tumult.com/hype/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? Proprietary
Pricing: Pricing tiers


Wix

Wix is a website creation platform. Start from scratch or choose from over 500 designer-made templates to make your own website. Wix employs a drag-and-drop website builder to help you easily customize or change anything. Make your site come to life with video backgrounds, scroll effects and animation.

Details

Website: https://www.wix.com/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? Proprietary
Pricing: Free website templates; developer and website hosting costs not included


WordPress

WordPress is open source software you can use to create a beautiful website, blog, or app.

Details

Website: https://wordpress.org/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? OSS
Pricing: Free (basic) website templates; additional template themes and plugins range in price; developer and website hosting costs not included; BU access

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