ENGL 7370 Introduction to Digital Humanities

Lab 3 - Data and Metadata

Why Spreadsheets?

Today we’ll be looking at a few spreadsheets. Sounds exciting, doesn’t it—looking at spreadsheets? But this is the form in which we often encounter historical or literary data, and it’s worth spending some time just thinking about what kinds of questions we might ask of tabular data, and what skills we might need to answer those questions.

The Data

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