Selections from the toolkits of our librarians
CARTO Builder is cloud-based mapping software that does not require knowledge of code. Georectified historical maps may be used as basemaps.
You can sign up for this platform using the Github school pack or just sign up on their website. If you use your '.edu' email to gain access, it allows extra functionalities.
CARTO is transitioning to a new platform, CARTO Builder.
Web-based, collaborative service for version control with git, source code management (SCM), and hosting software projects.
Web mapping tools that requires no knowledge of code. What makes this platform unique is that it allows easy manipulation of the background or base map in terms of colors that are assigned to each layer.
MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment for numerical computation, visualization, and programming. Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications. The language, tools, and built-in math functions enable you to explore multiple approaches and reach a solution faster than with spreadsheets or traditional programming languages, such as C/C++ or Java
QGIS (or Quantum GIS) is an open source geographic information system. It runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. There are also numerous plug-ins that extend the functionality of QGIS.
Text Encoding Initiative is a community of practice in the field of digital humanities designed to work with manuscripts and other texts. The TEI Guidelines define an XML format that is primarily semantic. Check the libraries' workshop calendar to join the TEI Collective to learn more about this coding practice.
XML (Extensible Markup Language) can be used to encode documents in a format that is both human-readable and machine-readable.