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.

 

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  • Data Research Fellows 2021
    Fundamentals of Data Research (FDR) Fellows 2021 Come join us on September 10 for this year’s Data Research Fellow presentations! Managed by the Library’s Data & Digital Scholarship program, fifteen fellows (ten faculty, five graduate students) learned how to integrate data science methods into their research.…
  • Recogito Tagging to spaCy Trained Model
    Recogito Tagging to spaCy Trained Model https://colab.research.google.com/drive/1xB0MVhC1vTvXdlM5iNym_BLCUzU_rE7X?usp=sharing Problem: Researchers manually tagging text content using Recogito may want to train a named entity recognition model based their manual tags. An example of this is where a researcher may collect documents using Gale's Digital Scholar Lab and may want to train their own named entity recognition model.…
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    Mapping the Attention of Waco-Area Residents From 1916-1918
    “Mapping the Geographic Attention of Waco-Area Residents from 1916-1918” Presentation as part of the Texas Map Society Spring 2021 Meeting To understand which parts of the world attracted the attention of Waco-area residents leading up to the U.S. involvement in WWI, this research examines…
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    Butane: Baylor University Transcript Analytics & Exploration Tool
    Butane: Baylor University Transcript Analytics & Exploration Tool provided by Baylor University Click to Launch BUTANE Do you have interview transcripts in Word or PDF format? Want to mine and visualize these transcripts for word frequencies, parts of speech, named entities, sentiment, topics, and words…
  • Creations: Celebrating Transformational Research & Scholarship
    Creations: Celebrating Transformational Research & Scholarship
    Creations: Celebrating Transformational Research & Scholarship View Power BI Dashboard & Message from President Linda Livingstone Dashboard contains Creations content from 2018-2020 Our annual Creations exhibition supports the research ambitions articulated in Baylor's academic strategic plan, Illuminate, and…
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    Intensive Training: Learn to Text Data Mine Using Jupyter Notebooks on Google Colab
    Materials to accompany the ER&L 2021 workshop 'Learn to Text Data Mine Using Jupyter Notebooks on Google Colab' Presenter: Joshua Been, Baylor University Libraries Materials: View Workshop Materials on GitHub About: This asynchronous and self-paced workshop is organized into 4 sections and 7…
  • Webinar: Hands-On Tableau Desktop: Mapping the 2016 Presidential Election
    Date/Time: January 12, 11am Title: Hands-On Tableau Desktop: Mapping the 2016 Presidential Election Description: Participants of this introductory webinar will gain hands-on experience generating interactive maps and map-centric dashboards using Tableau Desktop. The content we will focus on during this webinar will be 2016 Presidential election results by…
  • Spring 2021: Data Scholar Workshop Modules
    (1) Take Workshops, (2) Pass Quizzes, (3) Become a Data Scholar What is the Data Scholar Program? The Baylor University Library’s Data Scholar Program is a collection of self-paced data & digital scholarship video modules designed specifically to meet the needs of the Baylor research community. Modules are offered in the following 5 categories: (1)…
  • Data Viz of the Week #15: Baylor Biblical Art
    Click to Launch DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #15 Published: Sunday, December 06, 2020 Title: Baylor Biblical Art Contributors: Beth Farwell, Joshua Been Data: St. John's Bible Data Visualization Software: Microsoft Power BI
  • Data Viz of the Week #14: Baylor University COVID-19 Dashboard
    Click to Launch DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #14 Published: Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Title: Baylor University COVID-19 Dashboard Contributors: Joshua Been Data: Baylor University Data Visualization Software: Microsoft Power BI
  • Jupyter Notebook: NCapture Twitter Word Frequencies
    NCapture Twitter Word Frequencies Access Jupyter Notebook on Google Colab here: https://colab.research.google.com/drive/1a-U8Bx1KvPrLaLNkM3eMJyJQ7183IchE?usp=sharing Problem: NVivo sets all NCapture record columns from Twitter as Classifying and only the Tweet itself as Codable. For researchers wanting word frequencies and wordclouds from a different field, such as the hashtags, the optimal method is…
  • Data Viz of the Week #13: World's 100 Tallest Buildings
    Click to Launch DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #13 Published: Monday, November 15, 2020 Title: World's 100 Tallest Buildings Contributors: Ken Carriveau, Joshua Been Data: The Skyscraper Center Data Visualization Software: Microsoft Power BI
  • Data Viz of the Week #12: Top 15 Bachelor's Degree Categories Awarded by Baylor University 2012-2017
    Click to Launch DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #12 Published: Monday, November 09, 2020 Title: Top 15 Bachelor's Degree Categories Awarded by Baylor University 2012-2017 Contributors: Ellen Filgo, Joshua Been Data: IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System)
  • Data Viz of the Week #11: Early Voting by County by Date 2020
    Click to Launch DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #11 Published: Monday, November 02, 2020 Title: Early Voting by County by Date 2020 Contributors: Joshua Been Data: Texas Secretary of State
  • Data Viz of the Week #10: What are the Favorite Halloween Candies in Your State?
    Click to Launch DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #10 Published: Sunday, November 01, 2020 Title: What are the Favorite Halloween Candies in Your State? Contributors: Carol Schuetz, Joshua Been Data: https://www.candystore.com/
  • Data Viz of the Week #9: Analyzing the Use of 'Anti-Lynching' using HTRC+Bookworm
    Data Visualization with the HTRC’s Bookworm Tool by Eileen Bentsen, Librarian - English, History, Honors College, & Medical Humanities On October 26, 1921, President Harding gave a speech in Alabama condemning lynching. While the speech, by today’s standards, would be considered far short of the mark of civil rights (Pres. Harding sought only political and…
  • Data Viz of the Week #8: Altmetrics for the Creative and Performing Arts
    DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #8 Published: Monday, October 12, 2020 Title: Altmetrics for the Creative and Performing Arts Contributors: Christina Chan-Park, Sha Towers, Clayton Crenshaw, Joshua Been Data: Data collected in Spring 2020 by Christina Chan-Park, Clayton Crenshaw, and Sha Towers for the project “Identifying a Possible Suite of (alt)metrics for Creative and…
  • Data Viz of the Week #7: Is There a Relationship Between Attending Religious Services and Artistic Endeavors?
    DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #7 Published: Monday, November 05, 2020 Title: Is There a Relationship Between Attending Religious Services and Artistic Endeavors? Contributors: Sha Towers, Joshua Been Data: Americans for the Arts. Public Opinion Poll: Americans Speak Out About the Arts. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2018-02-28.
  • Data Viz of the Week #6: Text Data Mining Exploration of Works About Karl Barth
    DVotW (Data Viz of the Week) #6 Published: Monday, September 27, 2020 Title: Text Data Mining Exploration of Works About Karl Barth Contributors: Bill Hair, Joshua Been Data: Gale Digital Scholar Lab (Baylor Only)
  • 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…
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    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)