Edited by Union College students Ginde Baker, Denali Douglas, and Julian Zapata-Hall
Through digital tools and methods using digitized nineteenth-century letters from Special Collections, students explored the historical material of the John Bigelow Papers through data visualization, including network analysis, mapping, and text analysis.
Summer IDEaS is a library-taught and paid student research opportunity whose purpose is to introduce a small cohort of Union College students from across the disciplines to the digital humanities, a field that aims to use digital tools and methods to explore questions from the humanities, as well as critique technology using humanist methods.
Relationships and Ideas
Students explored the relationships, ideas, and challenges of John Bigelow through reflection and data analysis.