Category Archives: Research Methods

Posts about analytical approaches of all kinds as well as posts about finding, evaluating, and using information.

Building History Databases: What’s Overkill?

Hosted by: David M- PHD at George Mason Excel Pros: -Helpful for social media analysis Cons: -Information overload Google Sheets, Google Docs, etc. Pros: -Easy to share with a broader community -Able to receive feedback in real-time -Can access data … Continue reading

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Tool Sharing

How to approach DH? -Text analysis -Social network analysis -Geo-spatial mapping -Distance reading / content analysis -Visual/sound analysis -Visualization Resources Dirt Directory ( -comprehensive website/registry listing resources to help you conduct research -can be categorized by your approach (text analysis, … Continue reading

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