Textual analysis and word clouds

An introduction to the use of word clouds for literary analysis

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For more information about this change, read our blog post on “Becoming HumTech”.

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  1. Textual analysis and word clouds

    Textual analysis and word clouds

    If you have done work in the Humanities, you have likely come across the concept of “close reading” — the...

  2. Insufficient Storage

    Insufficient Storage

    It’s happened to all of us. Maybe we’re downloading a vacation’s worth of photos onto our computer, or maybe our...

  3. Becoming HumTech: Things to know as we change our name

    Becoming HumTech: Things to know as we change our name

    On October 17, 2018, our Dean of Humanities announced the launch of Humanities Technology — “HumTech” — as part of...

  4. Writing Informative and User-Friendly Content For Your Web Audience

    Writing Informative and User-Friendly Content For Your Web Audience

    Knowing how to write for the web is a very important skill to have in today’s tech-based society. By understanding...

Learning Lab @ Rolfe

Located in 2118 Rolfe Hall, the HumTech Learning Lab@Rolfe is a technology-enabled, active learning, presentation and collaboration space for scheduled and drop-in use by humanities instructors and students. Click here to see the lab schedule. To reserve the lab, email cdhlabs@humnet.ucla.edu.

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  1. Processing Community Day

    January 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    PCD @ Los Angeles is an inclusive event that will bring together people of all ages to celebrate and explore...