Notice: In preparation of the Central Library renovation, the periodicals Department will be sharing its current space on the Main Floor on the mezzanine level with the Humanities Department.
News Contextualization & Visualization Tools
10 x 10: An hour-by-hour picture of the state of the world composed of images and words appearing in the news.
Google News Timeline: A timeline which enables readers to catch up on news stories they may have missed while on vacation.
Living Stories: Using code developed in Google Labs, several major news organizations implemented Living Stories features on their Web sites to place news stories in their historical contexts.
News Dots: An interactive news contextualization tool from Slate, which reveals relationships between news stories.
Newser: A current news site that enables users to move back and forth through time to view particular stories or types of stories that interest them.
Newsmap: An interactive tool from Google, which allows users to gauge the amount of coverage that particular news stories are getting in different parts of the world.