Cited tools

This is a list of tools cited by ATM projects.

Web tools



Paste location data and have it mapped automatically.

Geo Extraction by the Digital Methods Initiative

Extracts geographic locations from text.

Geo IP by the Digital Methods Initiative

Translates URLs or IP addresses into geographical locations.

Google Image Scraper by the Digital Methods Initiative

Query with one or more keywords, and/or use to query specific sites for images.

Google My Maps

Create maps and download them as xml.

Image Scraper by the Digital Methods Initiative

Scrape images from a single page.

Open Refine

Cleans and organises messy data.

Palladio by Stanford Humanities + Design

Visualise historical data in network graphs, maps and tables.

Raw Graphs by DensityDesign

Open source data visualization framework that aims at providing a missing link between spreadsheet applications and vector graphics editors.


Add your dates and places to a Google Spreadsheet, connect your spreadsheet with TimeMapper and customize the results, and then share or embed it on your site.

WorldMap by Harvard University

Create maps by choosing a variety of layers containing historical, geographical and other information.




Mozilla plug-in that lets you download all the links or images contained in a webpage.



Gephi by Mathieu Jacomy, Mathieu Bastian and Sebastien Heymann

Gephi is the leading visualization and exploration software for all kinds of graphs and networks. Gephi is open-source and free.