Born Digital: From Archives to Maps

Below are links to the tools, data, instructions, and examples I mentioned in my talk on building digital humanities projects, given at SUNY New Paltz on December 3rd in the Honors College.DHborndigital

Digital Archives:

Tool: Omeka: https://www.omeka.net/

Data: “Civil Rights—A Long Road”: http://tinyurl.com/civilrightsimg

Instructions: http://programminghistorian.org/lessons/up-and-running-with-omeka

Example: 19th Century Disability Studies: http://www.nineteenthcenturydisability.org/

Digital Editions:

Tool: Juxta Editions: http://www.juxtaeditions.com/

Data: The Strand Magazine: https://archive.org/details/StrandMagazine9

and Sherlock Holmes full text: https://sherlock-holm.es/stories/plain-text/advs.txt

Instructions: http://sherlockholmeslondondh.wordpress.com/2014/10/08/juxta/
Example: “The Five Orange Pips”: https://www.juxtaeditions.com/documents/304

Distant Reading:

Tool: Topic Modeling Tool: https://topic-modeling-tool.googlecode.com/files/TopicModelingTool.jar

Data: State of the Union addresses: http://tinyurl.com/stateofunionzip

Instructions: http://sherlockholmeslondondh.wordpress.com/2014/10/27/topic-modeling/

Example: Mining the Dispatch: http://dsl.richmond.edu/dispatch/

 Visualizations:

Tools:  Voyant: http://voyant-tools.org/

Data: “Scandal in Bohemia”: https://sherlock-holm.es/stories/plain-text/scan.txt

 

Tool: Google Fusion: http://tables.googlelabs.com/

Data: NCES Education Data (2013): https://inventory.data.gov/dataset/032e19b4-5a90-41dc-83ff-6e4cd234f565/resource/38625c3d-5388-4c16-a30f-d105432553a4

Instructions (for Fusion): https://support.google.com/fusiontables/answer/184641?hl=en

Example: https://sites.google.com/site/fusiontablestalks/stories

 GIS:

Tool: Google Maps: https://www.google.com/maps

Instructions: https://support.google.com/maps/answer/3045850?hl=en

Example: Mapping Ulysses: https://sites.google.com/site/notesonjamesjoyce/map

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