Viewshare is a free web application for creating interfaces and visualizations of cultural heritage collections. It can create interactive maps, timelines, facets, tag clouds, histograms, and image galleries. The intended users of Viewshare are individuals managing and creating access to digital collections of cultural heritage materials. Viewshare is offered as a software as a service (SaaS), email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a free account.
- Import Collection Data: Ingest collections from spreadsheets, JSON, CONTENTdm, XML MODS or OAI records. Upload from your desktop or import them from a URL.
- Generate Views: Generate distinct interactive visual interfaces to your digital collections, including maps and timelines, and sophisticated faceted navigation
- Embed & Share:Copy/Paste to embed your visualization interface in any webpage. Provide your users with novel and intuitive ways to explore your content
Viewshare makes every attempt to support the following Web browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer v.7 & 8, Firefox v.3.x and Safari v.3.x. Opera v.9.x, Camino v.1.6.x, Firefox v.4.x, and Chrome v.14.x mostly work but are not as thoroughly tested and not officially supported. Internet Explorer v.6 does not work with some of the software used by Viewshare. Viewshare currently supports the US English (en-US) locale.