Oral History and IRB Approval (January 2017)



  Cyrillic Unicode UTF-8 Cyrillic (Unicode (or Universal Coded Character Set) Transformation Format – 8-bit) https://www.w3schools.com/charsets/ref_utf_cyrillic.asp

Donald A. Ritchie “Conducting Interviews”

Ch. 3 “Conducting Interviews.” from Doing Oral History. Oxford UP, 2003. Questions for reading:  What questions are the most useful for the interview? “Would you say …?” is this a useful format for interview questions, according to Rictchie?  Yes/no Why? (93) Who to interview first?  Why are gatekeepers useful to interview? (88)  Why do we need a preliminary […]

Linda Shopes “What is Oral History?”

Shopes, Linda. “What is Oral History?”   Questions for Reading and Discussion What is oral history, according to Linda Shopes? How do historians use oral history? What does Shopes say about the role of the interviewee? Who is the interviewer? Why is this important? What are pre-set and iconic stories? What does Shopes say about […]

NLTK Module

NTLK Book http://www.nltk.org/book/   NLTK Project Home http://www.nltk.org/

CSS Style Rules

Style Rules syntax CSS tutorials at w3schools Working with colors in CSS

Your First Topic Model

Let’s install Mallet mallet-2.0.7.zip and follow the instructions on the programming historian. http://programminghistorian.org/lessons/topic-modeling-and-mallet The goal is to complete “Your First Topic Model” by October 6th.  

Topic Modelling

Read Mining the Dispatch: introduction (the whole page under the “Introduction” tab; not just the few paragraphs headed “Introduction”) and submit a 200-word response paper to this reading. How might this tool play a role in your project?