Introduction to Text Mining with HathiTrust

Monday, June 03, 2019 at 9:00am to 10:30am

Building 2, 2-105
182 MEMORIAL DR, Cambridge, MA 02139

HathiTrust is a collaboration between several hundred academic and research organizations that provides access to millions of digitized texts from libraries from all over the world. The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) provides computational access to this collection through a variety of tools. This workshop provides an overview of the HathiTrust as well as the tools available to researchers. It will cover the following areas:

  • Overview of HathiTrust and the digital library data
  • Overview of HTRC and its tools and services
  • HTRC use cases (focused on the data capsules)

Attendees should bring their own laptops if they wish to follow along with the hands-on portions of the workshop.

Instructor: Eleanor Koehl, Digital Scholarship Librarian for the HathiTrust Research Center. Eleanor provides training and outreach for the HathiTrust Research Center, including workshops and research support. She focuses on deepening engagement with member librarians and scholars on text mining resources for the HathiTrust corpus.

Registration required.

Event Type

Conferences/Seminars/Lectures

Website

https://libcal.mit.edu/event/5431286

Department
MIT Libraries
Contact Email

szarko@mit.edu

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