Is What You Do Data?
Text Mining Oklahoma’s Newspapers
Is What You Do Data? That was the question that my colleague Mark Laufersweiler tossed out to our planning committee as we discussed the theme for our upcoming event, ResBaz (Research Bazaar). Looking at its definition, data is plural for datum and in Latin it means “something given.” While we often ascribe data to the sciences, […]
The Oklahoma Historical Society Research Division’s website, Gateway to Oklahoma History, is a fantastic, freely available source that includes digitized Oklahoma newspapers from the 1840s to the 1920s. Like many digitization projects, it’s a work in progress, but already contains a wealth of valuable information. The basic search screen, shown here, allows you to search […]