VizE Lab Tools and Training Links

Below, we list software tools that you can obtain to create, collect and visualize ethnographic data in a range of forms.  

Data Collection and Visualization

ArcGIS (GIS data mapping, available in Princeton Library)
Canva (infographics)
Cmap (concept mapping)
Easel (infographics)
Edraw (concept mapping and diagrams)
Hotjar (online website behavior visualization)
Infogr.am (infographics)
Leaflet (interactive mapping)
Mapbox (interactive mapping)
Mindnode (concept mapping)
NVivo (qualitative text and multi-media management, analysis and visualization)
Palladio (mapping for relationships and networks)
Piktochart (infographics)
Saturate (collaborative data analysis)
StoryMap JS (narrative mapping)
Tableau (data analytics and visualization)
Timeglider (timeline)
Timeline JS (timeline)
Transana (text and audio-visual media management and analysis)
Venngage (infographics)
Voyant (text analysis and visualization)

Audio-Video Production and Annotation Tools

Adobe Premiere and Creative Cloud (licenses available through OIT, installed at some campus computer labs)
Avid Media Composer (Mac and PC)
Final Cut Pro X (for Apple equipment)
iMovie (included free with Apple computers)
InqScribe (transcription and note-taking)
Final Cut Studio 3 (Apple, no longer supported)
Movie Maker (free for Windows)
NVivo (qualitative text and multi-media management, analysis and visualization)
Transana (text and audio-visual media management and analysis)

Online Training

Data Management Training for Anthropological Researchers (AAA)
GIS Online Courses (PU Library)
Online training for a wide variety of tools and techniques for video and multimedia production is available at Lynda.com. Members of the Princeton community with a valid netID have free access to this library at lynda.princeton.edu.