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Tuesday, June 4 • 8:00am - 5:00pm
Pre-conference - Text Mining 101

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Supporting text mining research requires an understanding of the process of text mining in order for librarians to assist researchers to use library resources as sources text mining data, to license electronic resources in way that makes provisions for such uses, and to manage and/or provide access to text mining tools among other activities. Because text mining is a relatively new method for research, few librarians have had an introduction to and/or training needed to accomplish these tasks. In this pre-conference workshop I will introduce participants to the basics of text-mining including defining terms, identifying library resources that may serve as data sources for text mining, and introducing the tools and processes used for text mining, for instance the Hathi Trust’s Text Analysis Algorithms and Python scripting.

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Dr. Sarah Sutton

Associate Professor of Library and Information Man, Emporia State University School of Library and Information Management
I'm currently on the faculty of the School of Library and Information Management at Emporia State University where I teach information organization, collection development, and, of course, e-resources management. I love to talk about what practicing librarians in serials and e-resources... Read More →


Tuesday June 4, 2019 8:00am - 5:00pm EDT
Conference Center A - CL Floor

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