Editors’ Choice: ClioVis: Description, Origin and Uses

ClioVis software combines the best features of digital timeline and mind-mapping software for use by researchers, students, or instructors. The software allows users to chart events chronologically and map them conceptually, illustrating connections along the way through the use of visualization software. ClioVis helps users better understand the materials they are studying, provides an intuitive way for them to organize their research/course materials, and makes it easy for them to present their findings to external audiences. In addition, it also teaches students how to cite their sources and to begin to understand how to differentiate between causation and correlation.

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This content was selected for Digital Humanities Now by Editor-in-Chief Brandan P. Buck based on nominations by Editors-at-Large: