Time Lines


Dipity is an online application that allows you to make and share interactive timelines. There is a search feature to look at other timelines under a wide range topics i.e. History, Literacy, Social Science etc. These timelines can be embedded into wikis, blogs and webpages.

Students can also create their own time lines on anything from their own family history to a film such as “The Butterfly Effect” or “Back to the Future”
Time lines aren’t just for history class. However, here is an example of one ideal for current affairs/modern history – Australia

Timeline Builder

Time Line Builder

A project of CHNM Labs. Easily create and manage a timeline of historical events for your website.  chnm.gmu.edu/tools/timelines/


http://www.capzles.com/ Can be used as a time line or a way of combining video, photos and text to form a digital story.

Easy Time Line Software

SmartDraw, the world’s first visual processorTM, creates your visuals for you. Simply input your information, and SmartDraw does the rest, aligning everything automatically and applying professional design themes for professional-quality results every time.

Download Our Time Line Software FREE! 


Scribe – New! Scribe 3.5 is available:

Download Scribe 3.5

New Features in Scribe 3.5

  • Improved export to Zotero – Read about Scribe to Zotero Transition
  • Cleans up undefined empty cards on import from previous versions

Scribe is a free cross-platform note-taking program designed especially with historians in mind. Think of it as the next step in the evolution of traditional 3×5 note cards. Scribe allows you to manage your research notes, quotes, thoughts, contacts, published and archival sources, digital images, outlines, timelines, and glossary entries. You can create, organize, index, search, link, and cross-reference your note and source cards. You can assemble, print, and export bibliographies, copy formatted references to clipboard, and import sources from online catalogs. You can store entire articles, add extended comments on each card in a separate field, and find and highlight a particular word within a note or article. Scribe’s uses range from an undergraduate history research seminar to a major archival research project.

Main Features

  • Create very long notes(up to 64,000 characters)
  • Store published and archival sources(up to 22 types of sources)
  • Create, print, and export bibliographies
  • Copy footnote and parenthetical references to clipboard in Chicago or MLAformat
  • Import sources from online catalogs(one at a time only)
  • Index note and source cards using a large number of keywords
  • Store contact information and notes on authors
  • Add extended commentson each card in a separate field
  • Searchnotes and sources by author, title, keyword, note, comments, and other fields
  • Perform word search: find and highlight a specific word in the note
  • Linksources to notes
  • Link sources and notes to images
  • Create cross-referencelinks between cards
  • Create an outlineand link it to cards
  • Create a timelineand link it to cards
  • Create a glossaryfor your project
  • Importfrom bibliographic managers and online databases
  • Export to RIS and Zotero RDF

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