Using Digital Storytelling to Interpret and Present Research Data: A Look at Tools, Techniques, and Experiences

Wednesday, March 14 | 2:50PM–3:40PM | West Prefunction
Session Type: NC12
With the number and variety of scholarly digital resources growing apace, researchers in various disciplines are turning to institutional repositories to ensure access and permanence for both their data and their work. For scholars analyzing rich media, however, a good place to store and organize materials is not enough; the materials do not tell their own story. The digital storytelling format allows scholars to present rich sources in an integrated way that lets the subjects' own voices come to the fore. The procedure we'll describe knits together these main technological components: an institutional repository, a nonlinear video editor, and YouTube.