General:Digital Humanities 2011 Workshop


Note: Here are the links to the latest version of Voyeur on the new temporary server that were put up today:

Opening screen:

Preloaded corpora:

Here is the correspondence tool, known as Scatterplot, with the Jane Austen corpus preloaded:

Welcome to the homepage for the Digital Humanities 2011 Workshop "Visualization for Literary History." Here you will find links to various visualization tools and instructions on how to use them, as well as the schedule for today.



Below are a series of tools. Some of them will be used in the workshop, and some of them are here for general reference. Click on the tools to view descriptions of them and instructions about how to use them. Please note that some of the descriptions of the tools have been derived from descriptions given in the DHSI coursepack, available below, and from the TAPoR tools page, available at

Workshop Tools


Voyeur Word Trends

Voyeur Cirrus

Voyeur Links

Voyeur Bubblelines

Voyeur Scatterplot

Mandala Browser

Orlando Mandala

Degrees of Separation



Old Bailey Database Interface

Other Tools




Digital Humanities Summer Institute Coursepack

This coursepack comes in PDF format, and provides descriptions of the following tools:

  1. Chronology Visualization Applications
  2. Early English Books Online (EEBO)
  3. Hyperpo
  4. JiTR: Just in Time Research collections management and analysis environment
  5. Mandala Browser
  6. Many Eyes GIS
  7. Many Eyes Word Tree
  8. Metadata Offer New Knowledge (MONK)
  9. OJS Reading Tools
  10. Orlando: 6 Degrees of Connection
  11. Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
  12. Pliny
  13. TextArc
  14. Voyeur
  15. Women Writers Online (WWO)/ Renaissance Women Online (RWO)
  16. Wordhoard
  17. Wordle
  18. Zotero



8:30 setup, wireless connections, downloading Mandala, corpus creation

9:00-9:30 Start: Introductions

9:30-10:30 Introduction to visualization


- Voyeur I (Cirrus; Collocate clusters; Links; Word Trends)

- Hands on with them

- Voyeur II (Scatterplot; Bubblelines; Correspondence analysis; maybe Google nGram viewer)

- More hands on

- Discussion

- 10:30-11:00 Coffee and further discussion

- 11:00-12:30 Mandala

- Demo Mandala

- hands on Mandala

- Discussion

12:30-1:45 Lunch

1:45-4:00 Experimental Orlando interfaces

- Discussion

- Demo of interfaces (Degrees of Separation; OVis; Breadboard)

- Hands-on with DofS, OVis, Breadboard, further on Mandala if desired

- Afternoon break: take breaks/grab coffee as needed

3:45-4:30 Old Bailey matrix visualization and wrap-up discussion, workshop evaluation/feedback