Digital Tools

Web Publishing Tools


Omeka is a free, open-source content management system for sharing digital collections and creating media-rich online exhibits. There are multiple plugins that can be used to add even more features, such as Geolocation and Neatline for maps or Scripto for transcription.

*If you are interested in using, visit this link and contact the Digital Initiatives Librarian about ways the library supports Omeka projects. You can also submit a proposal to use 


Wordpress is a free and open-source content management system based on PHP & MySQL. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. It is most associated with blogging but supports other types of web content as well.

Adobe Spark Page

Adobe Spark is an integrated suite of media creation applications, one of which is Spark Page. Spark Page allows you to turn words and images into beautiful, magazine-style web stories. Available on the web and on mobile. 


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.