• ImageMagick + Ghostcript: Batch Convert PDFs to Images
    Problem: You may have a plethora of PDF images that you need to convert to an image format, such as JPG. Too many to convert manually using Adobe Acrobat. Solution in Three Steps (in a Windows environment): (1) Install ImageMagick (https://www.imagemagick.org/) (2) Install Ghostscript (https://www.ghostscript.com/) (3) Using PowerShell or Command Line, run the following ImageMagick…
  • Archive Team: The Twitter Stream Grab (Historic Twitter Content)
    "A simple collection of JSON grabbed from the general twitter stream, for the purposes of research, history, testing and memory. This is the "Spritzer" version, the most light and shallow of Twitter grabs. Unfortunately, we do not currently have access to the Sprinkler or Garden…
  • How Readable is That Text?
    Ever glance at an article and wonder how complicated it is to read? Or look at a whole heap of texts and wonder which are the most complicated? Are publications in your field of study more or less complicated to read than other fields? Or have…
  • Google Charts
    Google Charts provides free and open JavaScript classes that *very greatly* ease the use of D3 for a wide range of visualization types. There are currently 29 types of visualizations available at the time of this post. There is in-depth documentation for each visualization type and many of the…
  • Baylor Libraries - Facebook Group Analyzer
    Free tool to analyze Facebook metrics for marketing research, optimizing social media use, and understanding Click here to navigate to the Facebook Group Analyzer on GitHub. This Jupyter Notebook will download the Facebook posts on a group or fan page, along with the numbers of comments, likes, and shares for each post. Bar charts are…
  • Baylor Libraries Latent Semantic Index (LSI)
    Click here to navigate to the LSI Tool download page. Generates related keywords from a corpus bundled together into topic areas. 10 keywords are generated per topic. A single text file is uploaded and each line is treated as a separate document. Baylor University Libraries: LSI Topic Model Implements the Latent Semantic Index From Wikipedia…
  • Baylor Libraries' Sentiment Per Line
    Click here to navigate to the Sentiment Per Line download page.     Sentiment-Per-Line Sentiment values per line in text file. Results downloaded to structured csv table. Baylor University Libraries: Implementation of VaderSentiment VADER (Valence Aware Dictionary and sEntiment Reasoner) This Python application was created by the Baylor University Libraries to assist researchers to apply…
  • Baylor Libraries' Twitter Keyword Search
    Click here to navigate to the Twitter Keyword Search instruction and download page.     Twitter-Keyword-Search Keyword searching across a sample of 7 days of Twitter posts. Results downloaded to structured csv table. Baylor University Libraries: Twitter Keyword Search This Python application was created by the Baylor University Libraries to assist researchers mine Twitter social…