Category: Visualization

StorylineJS is an open-source, online tool that generates an annotated, interactive line chart that depicts stories as data that change over time. Somewhat like TimelineJS, also developed at KnightLab at Northwestern University, StorylineJS uses Google Sheets as a data source meaning that students can collaborate on common datasets. As new data is added to the […]

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March 22, 2021

AntConc is a freely-available desktop corpus search and concordancing program available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  AntConc is easy to use but offers many powerful functions for analyzing corpora, including concordancing, collocation search, and word frequency, keyword, and n-grams lists. It also, importantly, supports the use of regular expressions in search queries.  Regular expressions enable […]

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March 4, 2021

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

Tiki-Toki is online software for creating interactive timelines. Timelines can include images and videos (from YouTube or Vimeo) and can be authored by groups of people and shared on the Web.  A 3D mode enables a visually impressive view of your timeline. A free, basic account allows you to create one fully-functional timeline.  With a […]

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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

Developed by the Vanderbilt Initiative in Data-intensive Astrophysics and the Frist Center for Autism and Innovation, Filtergraph is a free online tool for creating visualizations of data, with support for large datasets. Users create a portal to which data is uploaded in a variety of supported file types. This portal can be shared with other […]

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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

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