Category: Data

Prism is a tool for crowdsourced textual analysis and interpretation created the Praxis program at the University of Virginia’s Scholarslab. The platform allows contributors to add color-coded highlights to key terms, concepts, and sections in the text that correspond to pre-defined themes. The work can then be displayed as a visualization, showing this markup in […]

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December 10, 2020

Google Ngram Viewer is an online search tool that charts the yearly frequencies of occurences of search terms in books printed between 1500 and 2019 contained in Google Books. The underlying corpus contains texts printed in English, Chinese (simplified), French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Russian, and Spanish. Also included are some specialized English corpora, such as […]

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September 4, 2020

RAWGraphs is an easy-to-use, online data visualization tool used to generate a wide variety of data visualizations using a drag-and-drop interface. Data can be uploaded in many different formats, including Excel files, TSV, CSV, DSV, JSON, and copy and paste. Why Use RAWGraphs? RAWGraphs is one of the quickest and easiest ways to create visually […]

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September 4, 2020

Voyant (Tools) is an online text comparison, analysis, and reading environment. Voyant offers a wide variety of tools (28 at the moment) for analyzing and visualizing text corpora. Corpus texts can be uploaded to Voyant or pulled from the web. Why Use Voyant? Because Voyant is completely online, students can work directly on their own […]

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September 4, 2020

ArcGIS Online is an online version of the popular ArcGIS software.  A Geographic Information System (GIS) is software designed to store, manipulate, and analyze spatial data. Through Princeton’s ArcGIS Online portal, maps can be shared with other Princeton users or made public on the web. ArcGIS Online contains a wide array of basemaps and datasets […]

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April 28, 2020

Qualtrics is a survey platform used by scholars and researchers to gather data. Qualtrics, along with a statistical package to further analyze findings. Princeton has a site license administered through the Princeton Survey Research Center. Why Use Qualtrics? Qualtrics is an industry-standard tool, known for good survey practice at Princeton, Qualtrics has the oversight of […]

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April 28, 2020

Palladio is a free-to-use online platform for generating visualizations of humanistic data that combine spatial, temporal and relational views. Palladio is completely online. Add datasets in CSV (comma separated values) format then make relational connections between tables and visualize as network graphs, maps, and galleries. Why Use Palladio? Palladio is probably the easiest way to […]

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April 28, 2020