These resources can be helpful for projects related to digital storytelling. At the end of the list, see a list of hardware available for check out from Community Learning.

Media Release Form

Hardware You Can Check Out

“What’s Your Digital Flavor?”: resources from Brianna Derr’s 2017 “Digital Storytelling for Community Learning” workshop


At Trinity

Educational Technology: support for faculty research and teaching across a variety of technologies

Student Technology Assistants: digital tech support for Trinity students

Classroom Directory: find a classroom that works for your technology needs


Sources of Media

Creative Commons Search: search for usable media

Internet Archive: search for usable media

Wikimedia Commons: search for usable media

Copyright Laws and Fair Use: A Handout by Crystal VanKooten (CC-BY)

Digital Archive of Literacy Narratives: sample multimedia narratives

Center for Digital Storytelling: sample multimedia stories

Free Music Archive: free music

Free Play Music: free music

Free Sound: free music

Sound Jay: free sound effects


Video Editing

Video editing tools: list of free video editing platforms

iMovie: Mac-standard video composition

iMovie tutorials: Apple support for editing in iMovie (additional tutorials from Megan Hartline available here)

Windows Movie Maker: PC-standard video composition

Adobe Premiere Clip: free video editing on iPhone & iPad

KeepVid: streaming video downloader

MovieCaptioner: video captioning

Prezi: presentations


Audio Editing

Audio editing & recording tools: list of free audio editing platforms

Audacity: free audio composition

Audacity tutorials: support for editing in Audacity

Audacity MP3 Encoder: export MP3 files

GarageBand: Mac-standard audio composition


Other Visual Tools

Data visualization tools: list of data visualization programs & platforms

GIMP: free image manipulation

Gimp tutorials: support for editing in Gimp

Picasa: image manipulation and sharing

Pixlr: image manipulation and composition

Jing: screen capturing

QuickTime: screen capturing

Screencast-O-Matic: screen capturing

Hardware for check out

All items that can be checked out are subject to availability and should be returned as soon as possible.

Canon Rebel T6i camera (1)

Video camera (2)

Smart Phone video kit (5) – includes Rode shotgun mic and cell phone holder

Tripod (5)

Please contact Erica Crowley for availability of these items. In your email, please include 1) what equipment you would like to check out, 2) the community learning course and project you will use them for, and 3) dates and times for you would like to check out and return the equipment.