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Data Mining for Meaning: The Law and Corpus Linguistics Project

Corpus linguistics is a method for investigating the meanings of words by analyzing naturally occurring language in systematic collections of texts called “corpora.” Linguists have long understood that corpora are a better guide to interpretation than native speaker intuition or even dictionaries. With advances in computer technology, the use of corpus linguistics for research has expanded dramatically, but legal scholars ...more »

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Tools for Metadata Enhancement: MarcEdit and More

Deep Dive (preferred) or regular session to provide an in-depth introduction of metadata enhancement and customization tools such as MarcEdit, OpenRefine, and Python. Program would illustrate more advanced features of common tools (MarcEdit) while illustrating the capabilities and benefits of tools metadata librarians may not be as familiar with (Python). If done as a Deep Dive, at least 30-45 minutes would be devoted ...more »

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OpenRefine to Manage Your Metadata

Hands on deep dive (like this year's Linked Data on Your Laptop) to expose attendees to using OpenRefine software (http://openrefine.org/) to manipulate and manage any form of metadata in your organization. Program should include suggested, practical uses and a significant hands on component.

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