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StoryMap JS and Timeline JS are two tools for digital narratives developed by Knight Lab at Northwestern University.  

StoryMap JS

StoryMap JS offers a simple user interface that enables you to plot specific locations, using Google Maps,  and to add text and audio-visual resources that contribute to geographical narratives.

Get started by going to StoryMapJS.

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TimelineJS is an easy to use tool, based on a Google spreadsheet, that can be used to construct and communicate a narrative that privileges the chronological context of a concept. Each slide in the timeline allows you to integrate text, images, audio, and/or video.