For this project, you have to 1) select a topic and 2) explore multiple online, digital collections to 3) pick 10 objects to 4) arrange and describe. Those objects can include books, letters, maps, or images. But you need to carry your topic across at least two centuries and include three continents.
Once you have those objects, use Timeline JS to chronologically organize and describe your material.
This page has a lot on it. You can use the following anchors (links down the page) to jump straight to a relevant box.
Timeline JS is free, easy to use software designed to help you make beautiful timelines with images and explanatory text.
To start using Timeline JS,
Timeline JS requires you to use a Google Sheet for your timeline. Helpfully, they provide a template for you to copy:
Once you've made a copy (the link will automatically prompt you to do so), you'll need to begin inputting your own data.
Creating your Title Slide:
Once you've filled in the requisite Spreadsheet information, it's time to publish your timeline. To do so, follow these few, easy steps:
You have several formatting and style options you can manipulate when publish your Timeline.
For additional information on how to tweak your template, checkout Knightlab's "help docs."
For additional recommendations, contact your subject liaison (Dr. Bee Lehman) at email@example.com or schedule an appointment with them.