About Data & Digital Scholarship
The mission of the Baylor Libraries’ Digital Scholarship Program is to integrate digital research tools and techniques into campus research and curricula.
Types of Projects
Text Data Mining
Parse and structure words and phrases within texts in order to identify patterns, trends, topics, similarities, and more. See examples of text data mining projects.Example of a text data mining project using HTRC's Bookworm Tool.
Represent data in a symbolic visual environment in order to help explore and understand datasets (interactive visualization) or to convey a story or point of view (infographic). See examples of data visualization projects.
Example of a data visualization tool, the Database of Baylor Biblical Art.
Use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools to question, analyze, and interpret spatial (location-based) and non-spatial (tabular) data to understand relationships, patterns, and trends. See examples of geospatial analysis projects.
Example of a geospatial analysis project, Children at Risk Index: Adjacent Vacant Church Properties