Tutorial: Batch Geocoding Location Information

One of the challenges working with maps is getting latitude and longitude coordinates when you only have a city name or  address. This method of batch geocoding follows Steve Morse’s directions and uses his extremely handy tool.   Get Mapquest …

Working with a Georectified Map (Part 1: Mapbox & Tableau)

Last year, I created a tutorial for georectifying a digitized map and loading it into Omeka’s Neatline platform. In this 2 part tutorial, we will explore how to load a georectified map into other tools. First, we will put the …

Tutorial: Visualizing Data Using Tableau, 2016 Edition

Today, I gave a workshop called “Visualizing Data with Tableau” as part of the Michigan State University Digital Humanities Workshop series for Fall 2016. The tutorial below covers everything we introduced in the workshop, including: Getting set up with Tableau …

Tutorial: Neatline for Historical Maps

I have been long curious about the exciting functionality of using historic maps for layering various types of information in digital humanities projects. However, I’d been putting off actually doing it until now, when several of my students in Introduction …

Tutorial: Visualizing Data using Tableau

Earlier this month, Bobby Smiley and I gave a workshop called “Introduction to Data Visualization” as part of the Michigan State University Digital Humanities Workshop series for Fall 2015. Attendees came from an especially wide range of units across campus, …

Tutorial: Archiving and Visualizing Twitter using TAGS

I archive hashtags on Twitter pretty frequently. (See #kzoo2014, #babel15, #hastac2015, here, and here, for example) Whether it’s to provide a record of a conference or to see how a particular community uses the rhetoric of a particular hashtag over time, this …