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Text Mining Approaches with Historical Newspapers, Part 1 of 2 2:00 pm
Text Mining Approaches with Historical Newspapers, Part 1 of 2 @ Room 413, Alexander Library
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Text Mining Approaches with Historical Newspapers, Part 1 of 2 @ Room 413, Alexander Library | New Brunswick | New Jersey | United States
This workshop is the first of two exploring the recently added New Jersey newspapers in Chronicling America (https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/). In this first part, we’ll introduce techniques and strategies for fuzzy string matching in the R programming language, using the OCR-derived text from the Perth Amboy Evening News. Anyone interested in either fuzzy string matching or textual analysis of mass print is encouraged to attend; no previous coding experience necessary! Please use this form to RSVP.Read More →
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Text Mining Approaches with Historical Newspapers, Part 2 of 2 10:00 am
Text Mining Approaches with Historical Newspapers, Part 2 of 2 @ Room 413, Alexander Library
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Text Mining Approaches with Historical Newspapers, Part 2 of 2 @ Room 413, Alexander Library | New Brunswick | New Jersey | United States
This workshop is the second of two exploring the recently added New Jersey newspapers in Chronicling America (https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/). In the second part, we’ll begin with the results of the previous workshop and do some basic analysis of phrase use over time, frequency, and collocate words. Anyone interested in either fuzzy string matching or textual analysis of mass print is encouraged to attend; no previous coding experience necessary! Please use this form to RSVP.Read More →
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Text Mining Approaches with Historical Newspapers, Part 2 of 2 2:00 pm
Text Mining Approaches with Historical Newspapers, Part 2 of 2 @ Room 413, Alexander Library
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Text Mining Approaches with Historical Newspapers, Part 2 of 2 @ Room 413, Alexander Library | New Brunswick | New Jersey | United States
This workshop is the second of two exploring the recently added New Jersey newspapers in Chronicling America (https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/). In the second part, we’ll begin with the results of the previous workshop and do some basic analysis of phrase use over time, frequency, and collocate words. Anyone interested in either fuzzy string matching or textual analysis of mass print is encouraged to attend; no previous coding experience necessary! Please use this form to RSVP.Read More →
Suffrage Transcribathon 3:00 pm
Suffrage Transcribathon @ Digital Humanities Lab, Alexander Library
Nov 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Suffrage Transcribathon @ Digital Humanities Lab, Alexander Library
Join us to celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment and Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s 204th birthday by helping the Library of Congress transcribe the personal papers of American suffragists, including Mary Church Terrell, Susan B. Anthony, Carrie Chapman Catt, Anna E. Dickinson, & Elizabeth Cady Stanton! Bring a laptop and meet in the Digital Humanities Lab (Room 406-407) of Alexander Library. Featuring a talk by Professor Emerita Ann Gordon (Historian & Editor of the Stanton & Anthony Papers) at 3pm, and birthday cake! Learn more about this crowdsourcing effort at https://crowd.loc.gov/topics/suffrage-women-fight-for-the-vote/ Sponsored by the Rutgers Digital Humanities Initiative and the History Department/Public History ProgramRead More →
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Mapathon for Humanitarian Relief 2:00 pm
Mapathon for Humanitarian Relief @ Alexander Library, Pane Room
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mapathon for Humanitarian Relief @ Alexander Library, Pane Room
Contribute to your time to help with relief efforts on the ground in a crowdsourced, humanitarian mapping project. We will provide geospatial data to OpenStreetMap to aid the emergency response to wildfires that have broken out in the pine tree-dense mountains in South Lebanon, threatening forests and residential areas in southern Lebanese towns. There is a lack of up-to-date and detailed maps in this area. Mapping will involve remote tracing of buildings where the fires have spread. No mapping experience or knowledge of local terrain is necessary. Training will be provided. Come at any time during the afternoon. Please bring a laptop. RSVP to FrancescaRead More →
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