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150th Anniversary

Digital Humanities Workshop: Introduction to Text Mining with the HathiTrust Research Center

March 12, 2020 at 2:00pm4:00pm EDT

Bird Library, Rm. 458

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Patrick Williams (Humanities Librarian and Lead Librarian for Digital and Open Scholarship) and Zhiwei Wang (Masters Student in Data Science and Digital Humanities Graduate Student Employee) will present a hands-on workshop in the Digital Scholarship Space. Zhiwei and Patrick will present an overview of text mining and HathiTrust in general and will focus on the ways we can make use of the HathiTrust Research Center to undertake our own experiments. No programming experience is necessary. Participants will learn to create their own research collections and perform text analysis activities like creating token counts and tag clouds, extracting and visualizing named entities, and exploring topic modeling approaches. Limited space is available, so please RSVP to Patrick William at to attend. If you request an accommodation to fully participate, please let Patrick know when you register to attend.

This event was first published on February 5, 2020 and last updated on March 11, 2020.

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