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Digital Scholarship Research Guide: Project Presentation

Tools and resources to get you started on your digital scholarship projects

Popular Project Presentation Tools


Omeka website

Omeka is a free, flexible, and open source web-publishing platform for the display of library, museum, archives, and scholarly collections and exhibitions.  There are two versions of Omeka Classic or on a centrally shared server,  Please note that several plug-ins including the Neatline plug-in are not available when using Starting in 2020, the UW Libraries is piloting a version of Omeka Classic through Reclaim Hosting for the next 3 years.

Google Sites

Google Sites website

Getting Started with UW Google Apps*

Create your own website with minimal coding knowledge for free through Google Apps

*Note:  UW Google Apps is Ad free and FERPA compliant. 


Scalar website

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.




WordPress website

An open source project, WordPress is an full content management systems.  Use the available plugins and widgets to expand the capabilities of your work.

  • What You’ll Need:

    • Server that can support these requirements

    • MySQL experience

    • FTP or shell access to your server

    • Text editor

    • FTP client

Additional Tools