Canva has been my favorite graphic design app for about five years now. It is so much easier to learn and use than Adobe Illustrator or InDesign, both of which are overkill for 99% of the design work I do for all of my teaching as well as my genealogy storytelling.
Do you present or blog on genealogy topics? Do you crate genealogy instructional materials? Do you like to share your family history discoveries online or in print?
Is digital storytelling part of your nonprofit’s communication, funding, membership, or education strategies? Wondering what exactly digital storytelling is, how it can benefit your organization, and where to find help getting started?
Marketing the Archives: Newseum on how the New York Herald reported Lincoln’s Assassination 150 years ago
This short one-minute video from the Newseum is an excellent example of using archival collections for digital storytelling, and of how special collections can be marketed with very little expense and simple multimedia technologies. The video includes a mix of digitized newspapers, historical images, and other primary source documents.