Category Archive: Text Mining

Oct 15

Digital Tools: Making Sense of Digital Archives

My post is written in dialogue with Peter Holdsworth’s latest post, which I read as being focused on the methodological questions around the increasing accessibility of data for the historian. I hope that some of us might wish also to discuss what specific practical tools allow us to deal with the avalanche of material that …

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Oct 14

Digital Archives: Implications for Accessibility and Methodology

Hi everyone, I would be interested in exploring how the recent digitization of traditional archival sources can be used to help expand methodologies in multiple fields.  Increasingly, organizations including national archives, the Internet Archive, Google, and more local groups, such as the Niagara Historical Society, are involved in this digitization process.  Many documents previously confined …

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