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From Wrangling Citations to Visualizing Knowledge with Zotero

This sessions will introduce participants to a lightweight tool for large-scale text analysis of documents in PDF format, enabling the user to discern distinctive features of a textual corpus, such as topics, locations, and personal names. Participants will be able to:

  • recognize whether or not the text of a PDF can be read by computers
  • create quality metadata for items in their Zotero library
  • create visualizations of large collections of items in their Zotero library using Paper Machines
  • frame a research question that visualizations created using Paper Machines could help to answer

This session will appeal to humanities scholars with minimal computational skills interested in seeing texts in new ways.

Thursday, April 20, 2017
11:00am - 12:30pm
Digital Studio Conference Space
Chestnut Hill Campus
  Digital Scholarship  
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