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 Text Data Mining
Data Visualization Geospatial Analysis
Parse and structure words and phrases within texts in order to identify patterns, trends, topics, similarities, and more. Represent data in a symbolic visual environment in order to help explore and understand datasets (interactive visualization) or to convey a story or point of view (infographic). Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools to question, analyze, and interpret spatial (location-based) and non-spatial (tabular) data to understand relationships, patterns, and trends.
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The mission of the Baylor Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Program is to integrate digital research tools and techniques into campus research and curricula.

 

Most recent 25 posts

  • NVivo Updates: Software Interface, Unlimited Access, and Updated Video Training
    Attention Qualitative Data Researchers: Three big changes to NVivo here at Baylor that you need to know about. (1) Baylor University licenses for NVivo are upgrading to NVivo (Release 1) for both Windows and Mac. See a list of updates and changes here. Highlights of changes: Substantive updates to the look and feel. For an…
  • Data Viz of the Week #5: Pulitzer Prizes & Impact on Newspaper Readership
    DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #5 Published: Monday, September 21, 2020 Title: Pulitzer Prizes & Impact on Newspaper Readership Contributors: Ellen Hampton Filgo, Joshua Been Data: FiveThirtyEight Github, which accompanies the article, Do Pulitzers Help Newspapers Keep Readers?
  • Two New Data Scholar Modules: Qualitative Coding with Excel & Tableau Parameters & Calculated Fields
    Two new video modules added to the Data Scholar Program. Video Module: Coding Qualitative Text Content Using Excel Category: Text Data Mining Participants will gain experience with the following: Explore qualitative text content using Voyant-Tools Manual coding of content in Excel with close reading of the text Create drop-down menus in Excel Count numbers of…
  • Resources Used to Build a Digital Art Collection Search: ARTH 4366 01
    Resources Used to Build a Digital Art Collection Search: ARTH 4366 01 (Dr. Heidi Hornik) Instruction Feedback: tinyurl.com/libevaluate Examples Prototype for this Class - (Authenticated Version) Baylor Biblical Art Tosini Image Collection (authentication required) Metadata File for Prototype Spreadsheet 4 Decisions What pieces of information should the user be able to search? What pieces of…
  • Resources for Demonstration: Text Data Mining Sermons
    Resources Used for PhD Sermons Class TDM Tool: Voyant-Tools From Wikipedia, "Voyant Tools is an open-source, web-based application for performing text analysis. It supports scholarly reading and interpretation of texts or corpus, particularly by scholars in the digital humanities, but also by students and the general public. It can be used to analyze online texts…
  • Data Viz of the Week #4 - Hispanic/Latino Pop in McLennan County 1970 - 2018
    DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #4 Published: Monday, September 14, 2020 Title: Hispanic/Latino Pop in McLennan County 1970 - 2018 Note: Special Visualization for National Hispanic Heritage Month Contributors: Sinai Wood, Joshua Been Data: Social Explorer (Baylor Only)
  • Data Viz of the Week #3 - Women's Suffrage in the United Kingdom
    DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #3 Published: Monday, September 7, 2020 Title: Women's Suffrage in the United Kingdom Contributors: Eileen Bentsen, Joshua Been Data: Gale Digital Scholar Lab (Baylor Only)
  • Data Viz of the Week #2 – Earthquakes & Hurricanes 1853-2014
    DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #2 Published: Friday, August 28, 2020 Title: Earthquakes & Hurricanes 1853-2014 Contributors: Christina Chan-Park, Joshua Been Data: Knapp, K. R., H. J. Diamond, J. P. Kossin, M. C. Kruk, C. J. Schreck, 2018: International Best Track Archive for Climate Stewardship (IBTrACS) Project, Version 4. [Historic Major Hurricane Tracks]. NOAA…
  • Data Viz of the Week #1 - High School Foreign Language Programs by State
    DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #1 Published: Monday, August 24, 2020 Title: High School Foreign Language Programs by State Contributors: Ellen Hampton Filgo, Joshua Been Data: The National K-16 Foreign Language Enrollment Survey Report (2017), American Councils. "A comprehensive study of foreign/world language enrollments across the formal U.S. education system, K-16."
  • Updated Data Report of Baylor University Library Instruction
    
  • Documentary of Baylor Faculty Engaged in Digital Humanities Research
    Documentary Title: Nine Faculty Engaging in Digital Humanities: A 2020 Summer Documentary Video #1: https://youtu.be/swzm3oYVfPA Title: Introduction to the Fundamentals of Data Research (FDR) Fellowship Duration: 6:03 Summary: Josh describes the history and evolution of the Baylor University Libraries’ Fundamentals of Data Research Fellowship…
  • 2020 Fundamentals of Data Research Fellowship Applications
    Applications for 5 graduate student (any discipline) and 10 humanities faculty Data Research Fellowships for Summer 2020.
  • Online Access to NVivo Plus & Power BI
    The Windows version of NVivo Plus and Power BI is now accessible to Baylor researchers through your web browser, with no installation, from any location, and from any operating system. To request access, send an email to dig_schol@baylor.edu from your @Baylor.edu email address. Once you receive access, follow these steps to access NVivo and Power…
  • Automatically Update Visualizations with Cloud-Based Tables
    Problem: When building online, interactive visualizations (i.e., data dashboards), a difficult obstacle to overcome is maintaining the visualization after the initial publishing online . How to easily and quickly add add, remove, or modify records? How can research partners conveniently modify records and see the results online? Solution: When using major platforms such as Tableau…
  • Virtual Data & Digital Scholarship (DDS) via Webex
    As Baylor University is teaching all classes online through April 3 (here for more info), Data & Digital Scholarship (DDS) services are likewise moving online via Webex.   Here is how DDS will be operating while Baylor University is teaching online: Virtual appointments are available. Email me directly or to dig_schol@baylor.edu with any questions. Virtual…
  • Dr. Kalani Craig's Visit to Baylor
    Dr. Kalani Craig, co-director of IDAH (Institute for Digital Arts & Humanities at Indiana University, Bloomington), visited Baylor this week. Kalani shared with us her boundless energy, experience, enthusiasm, and expertise in digital arts and humanities. In a two-day whirlwind tour of Baylor, she covered digital research, funding, pedagogy, and the ways in which digital…
  • Baylor Creations - Baylor University Faculty's Most Cherished Scholarship
    A compilation of Baylor University faculty's most cherished scholarship, from 2018 to current. A call goes out to faculty every January asking for citations from their scholarship they are most proud of from the last year. Beginning in 2019, with 2018 citations, the Baylor University Libraries has…
  • Library's Contribution to Data Science @ Baylor
    I was invited to provide a presentation for the Libraries/ITS Advisory Committee (LITSAC) meeting in January, 2020. The Request: Would you provide an in-depth overview of all of the areas you are spearheading for our next LITSAC meeting in January? Data Science @ Baylor (overview) Research Examples Algorithmic Academics, Baylor Magazine…
  • Power BI Database: Recent Homiletical Thought
    The Recent Homiletical Thought (RHT) is the result of a joint collaboration between the Truett Theological Seminary and the Baylor University Libraries. The RHT is an annotated list of journal articles, books, and theses/dissertations around the field of homiletics. Search, query, filter, and citation capabilities…
  • Presentation: Freedom Narratives and Artifacts of African American Interpretation of Deuteronomy
    https://josh-been.github.io/Freedom-Narratives-Deuteronomy/ Dr. Steve Reid (Truett Seminary) and Josh Been just presented a paper outlining the results of approximately two years of text data mining research into understanding the African American response to the Book of Deuteronomy in…
  • State of the Union Addresses: Networking Similarities
    Description: All Presidential State of the Union Addresses from 1790-2006 organized by similarity of terms within the text and colors showing 4 communities, or classes, of Addresses. This is an example of applying social network analysis to text similarity. It is interesting to see the most central and significant Addresses were Truman's in 1946 and…
  • Workshop: Visualizing Text Locations Using Python
    Holding a hands-on workshop at SMU in a couple of weeks. Have a collection of digitized books, music lyrics, letters, or articles, and want to visualize a map of all locations mentioned in the texts? A combination of Python libraries, including spaCy, Geocoder, and Folium can seamlessly bridge the worlds…
  • Power BI Data Report of Library Instruction
    
  • Text Data Mining with Armstrong Browning Library
    Last Friday we held a hands-on workshop introducing text data mining tools and methodologies using the Armstrong Browning Library's Victorian Collection (Workshop Materials) We walked participants through a series of exercises where everyone examined metadata, prepared/cleaned the corpus for analysis, enriched the corpus, preprocessed the corpus, and visualized frequencies and keywords. My fantastic co-presenters, Laura…
  • Data Research Fellows Present Data Viz, Text Data Mining, and Python Scripting!
    On September 16 at 2pm, drop on by the Active Learning Classroom in Moody Library, room 104, for a showcase of digital poster presentations on data research and digital humanities. There will be presentations focusing on text data mining, data visualization, and python scripting. Food will be provided! Open to all! …