• 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…