Chronological Analysis & Interpretation

What is chronological analysis?

Chronological analysis is the cornerstone of thinking about the past. Scholars use chronological analysis every time they examine change and continuity over time. In the digital environment, chronological analysis uses digital tools to produce visualizations that depict information on a timeline. Arranging information over time allows scholars to make observations about possible correlations and notice patterns. Timelines can also serve as exhibition platforms.

Some of the most common chronological analysis tools include:


Below are quick tutorials in getting started with these digital chronological analysis tools.

Microsoft Timeline Storyteller One Pager

Knightlab TimelineJS One Pager