Text Mining/Analysis Data Visualization Geospatial Analysis
  • 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 #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)
  • 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)
  • 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…
  • Visualizing Locations Mentioned in The Browning's Letters
    Source: The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) via Project Gutenberg Methodology: Scroll past the three visualizations below. Map visualization of mentioned locations (circle radius proportional to frequency of mentions) …
  • Lady Bear Champions! What's Twitter Saying?
    Here is a quick demo of text data mining using Tweets about the Baylor Lady Bears Basketball Team. Click the full-screen button on the bottom-right of the iframe below to view in full screen. NVivo 12 Plus was used to auto-generate the themes and sentiment. No effort was made to review or improve the themes…
  • 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, November 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 #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?
  • 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…
  • 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 #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)
  • 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…
  • Mapping Happiness: Happiest Places on Earth
    Where is *your* happiest place? Use this online tool to find out. Select from available criteria, set the direction, and assign weights. Data Source: Complete Collection, v1.01 Background: In 2014 I held a GIS workshop leading participants through an ArcGIS Desktop exercise using suitability analysis to create…
  • 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…