Text Mining/Analysis Data Visualization Geospatial Analysis
  • Topics from Tweets Mentioning Baylor University
    Project Title: Topics from Tweets Mentioning Baylor (08/2018)   Description: All Tweets mentioning Baylor University (excluding Baylor, Scott, & White and Baylor College of Medicine), and excluding retweets, during August 2018 were assigned themes and keywords using NVivo 12 Autocoding. Using Tableau Desktop, themes are visualized as…
  • PAD Emotional State Model Applied to Scholarly Literature
    To help commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. 50, as well as Black History Month, we are holding a hands-on digital scholarship workshop tomorrow (Tuesday, 02/20/18). The experimental nature of this workshop is to implement the PAD emotional state model, comprised of Pleasure (Valence), Arousal, and Dominance. Workshop Title: Using JSTOR for Digital Humanities: The Baptist…
  • Sentiment of 66 of George W. Truett's Sermons
    Project Title: Sentiment of 66 of George W. Truett's Sermons Click to launch visualization Description:Visualization providing sentiment scores for 66 Truett sermons given between 1941-1943. Sentiment was calculated for each sentence in the 66 Truett sermons available from the Baylor Library Digital Collections. The VADER (Valence Aware Dictionary and sEntiment Reasoner) Sentiment analysis Python library…
  • Metaphors, Compound Sentences, and Sentiment
    The following project information is limited solely to the direct digital scholarship portion of the research. Project Title: Metaphors, Compound Sentences, and Sentiment Click Image to Navigate to Interactive Visualization Description: Parse 'Save Me the Waltz', by Zelda Fitzgerald to identify trends in the numbers of metaphors, compound sentences, and sentiment in each section and…
  • Deuteronomy & Slave Narratives
    The following project information is limited solely to the direct digital scholarship portion of the research. Project Title: Deuteronomy & Slave Narratives Description: Identify citations to the Book of Deuteronomy within slave narrative transcriptions provided by the University of North Carolina's 'North American Slave Narratives.' Researchers Involved: Dr. Stephen Reid, Truett Theological Seminary Joshua Been,…
  • How do I love thee? Let me count the words.
    Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning were Victorian poets. The Armstrong Browning Library here at Baylor University, in conjunction with Wellesley College, Balliol College at Oxford University, The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, and Ohio State University, created an unparalleled collection of their correspondence. It is available digitally as part…
  • HR Staffing Analytics Simulation (MGT 4337)
    HR Staffing Analytics Simulation An interactive exploratory dashboard prepared for MGT 4337 - Human Resource Staffing and Employee Relations Each student in two sections of this undergraduate management course recorded scores for 14 variables useful in hiring decisions. This anonymous dashboard allows students now to (1) view mean scores for…
  • Fuzzy Mapping in 15th Century England
    Project Title: Gendered Connections: Monastics, Priests, Women, and John Mirk's Festial in Fifteenth-Century England Description: Mine John Mirk's Festial manuscripts for instances of gendered language by mapping the fuzzy (approximate) location in 15th Century England.   Procedure: Identify 15th Century Map: The Counties of England,…
  • Signature Academic Initiatives: Baylor in the Americas
    Project Title: Signature Academic Initiatives: Baylor in the Americas Background: The Baylor Libraries were asked to create visualizations to support Baylor in the Americas, one of five signature academic initiatives in Baylor's proposed Academic Strategic Plan (see presentation, beginning slide…
  • Visualizations from the Baylor Religion Survey Wave V
    Project Title: Visualizations from the Baylor Religion Survey Wave V   Description: This exploratory visualization is designed to compare relationships between any two variables from the Baylor Religion Survey. (At the moment, the only available questions are single multiple-choice questions and not multi-question grids.) Instructions: There…
  • Baptist Magazine View of the World 1837-1847
    Project Title: Baptist Magazine View of the World 1837-1847 Description: In order to better understand the view of the world from the average Baptist point of view in 1837 and 1847, The Baptist Magazine was mined for geographic locations in two years. After manually filtering and normalizing location references, visualizations were created showing geographic reference…
  • Construction of the Baylor Campus by Baylor President
    Project Title: Construction of the Baylor Campus by Baylor President Click Image to Navigate to Interactive Visualization Animated GIF: Non-interactive animated sequence of of campus building construction completions with inserted slides for reference points. Click Slide to Navigate to Animated GIF Description: Timeline of construction completions on the Baylor University campus by Baylor President. This…
  • Social Work Asset Mapping
    Project Title: Social Work Asset Mapping Click Image to Navigate to Interactive Visualization ArcGIS.com Version Description: Demonstrate how Reference USA business directory can be used for social services asset mapping before conducting a windshield survey. Designed for SWO 5375.01 Advanced Practice I: Community Practice course. Researchers Involved: Dr. Gaynor Yancey, Baylor School of Social Work…
  • Mapping Festials & Dominican Houses
    The following project information is limited solely to the direct digital scholarship portion of the research. Project Title: Mapping Festials & Dominican Houses Contact Joshua Been, digital scholarship librarian to request password Description: Visualize the geographic overlapping of various Festial Saints, Dominican Houses, Gendered salutations, and Family groupings in 15th Century England. Researchers Involved: Dr.…
  • Creative Waco - New Potential Constituents
    Project Title: Creative Waco - New Potential Constituents Description:Each student group is focusing on one particular sector to help identify other constituents to bring to the table to work with Creative Waco. Based on each team's focus, students used up to five (5) variables to create a Risk Index by Block Group in McLennan County.…
  • Impoverished Youth Index & Unused Church Properties
    Project Title: Impoverished Youth Index & Unused Church Properties Description:Identify unused church properties in McLennan County, Texas that may potentially be used to support social service targeted at impoverished youth. This visualization was built specifically for a graduate course cross-listed as Social Work/Truett Seminary. Researchers Involved: Dr. Stephanie Boddie, Baylor School of Social Work Joshua…