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|purpose=Exhibit lets you easily create web pages with advanced text search and filtering functionalities, with interactive maps, timelines, and other visualizations.
 
|purpose=Exhibit lets you easily create web pages with advanced text search and filtering functionalities, with interactive maps, timelines, and other visualizations.
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|homepage=http://www.simile-widgets.org/exhibit/
 
|homepage=http://www.simile-widgets.org/exhibit/
 
|license=BSD license
 
|license=BSD license
 
|platforms=Web based, Text editor required.
 
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= Description =
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Exhibit lets you easily create web pages with advanced text search and filtering functionalities, with interactive maps, timelines, and other visualizations. Developed by MIT. Written in JavaScript, JSON.
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This "data publishing tool" was created through MIT's Simile Project (http://www.simile-widgets.org/exhibit3/ExhibitPR.pdf). Cultural centers, libraries and institutions that handle large amounts of information can import data from spreadsheets into a web-based application (called Babel) that converts the text into to an html file that can be edited. A text editor such as Notepad or TextEdit is needed to add code that is written in JavaScript (JSON) to create online data visualizations.
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Exhibit gives institutions the ability to present a target communities data to a worldwide audience by creating webpages that can be freely accessed online. The visualizations produced by Exhibit are searchable. Templates for HTML Exhibit pages and the JSON data files are available for free on the [http://simile-widgets.org/wiki/Exhibit#Templates Exhibit Wiki].
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=== Platform ===
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Web based, Text editor required.
  
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[http://simile-widgets.org/wiki/Exhibit#Good_Tools_for_making_Exhibits Applicable Text Editors and Web Page Debuggers]
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===Documentation and User Support ===
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The Exhibit Wiki provides how-to guides, templates, documentation and FAQ's for the software.
  
= Description =
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*[http://simile-widgets.org/wiki/Exhibit Exhibit Documentation Wiki]
Exhibit lets you easily create web pages with advanced text search and filtering functionalities, with interactive maps, timelines, and other visualizations. Developed by MIT. Written in JavaScript, JSON.
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*[http://simile-widgets.org/wiki/Exhibit#How_To_Make_An_Exhibit How to Make an Exhibit]
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*[http://simile-widgets.org/wiki/Reference_Documentation_for_Exhibit Reference Documentation for Exhibit]
  
 
= User Experiences =
 
= User Experiences =
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*[http://okfnlabs.org/blog/2012/12/04/javascript-timeline-libaries-a-review.html Javascript Timeline Libaries - A Review]
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*[https://letterpress.uchicago.edu/index.php/jdhcs/article/view/59 Enhanced Reading of Travel Accounts with the SIMILE Exhibit Widget]
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*[http://mogglesby.wordpress.com/2012/03/08/making-a-simile-timeline-with-a-google-map/ Making a SIMILE Timeline with a Google Map]
  
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= Development Activity =
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Exhibit software is open-source and maintained by community members. It was created by David Francois Huynh for the SIMILE project. Exhibit 3.0 was supported by The MIT Libraries and Zepheira, LLC.
  
= Development Activity =
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*[http://www.simile-widgets.org/exhibit3/ Developer Page]
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*[https://github.com/simile-widgets/exhibit/issues Bug Tracker]
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*[https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/simile-widgets Exhibit Mailing List]

Latest revision as of 11:24, 21 April 2021



Simile Exhibit
Exhibit lets you easily create web pages with advanced text search and filtering functionalities, with interactive maps, timelines, and other visualizations.
Homepage:http://www.simile-widgets.org/exhibit/
License:BSD license
Platforms:Web based, Text editor required.
Function:Access



Description[edit]

Exhibit lets you easily create web pages with advanced text search and filtering functionalities, with interactive maps, timelines, and other visualizations. Developed by MIT. Written in JavaScript, JSON.

This "data publishing tool" was created through MIT's Simile Project (http://www.simile-widgets.org/exhibit3/ExhibitPR.pdf). Cultural centers, libraries and institutions that handle large amounts of information can import data from spreadsheets into a web-based application (called Babel) that converts the text into to an html file that can be edited. A text editor such as Notepad or TextEdit is needed to add code that is written in JavaScript (JSON) to create online data visualizations.

Exhibit gives institutions the ability to present a target communities data to a worldwide audience by creating webpages that can be freely accessed online. The visualizations produced by Exhibit are searchable. Templates for HTML Exhibit pages and the JSON data files are available for free on the Exhibit Wiki.

Platform[edit]

Web based, Text editor required.

Applicable Text Editors and Web Page Debuggers

Documentation and User Support[edit]

The Exhibit Wiki provides how-to guides, templates, documentation and FAQ's for the software.

User Experiences[edit]

Development Activity[edit]

Exhibit software is open-source and maintained by community members. It was created by David Francois Huynh for the SIMILE project. Exhibit 3.0 was supported by The MIT Libraries and Zepheira, LLC.