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Text Mining

Are you looking for patterns in large sets of text or researching ways to make sense of textual data using sentiment analysis, topic modeling, or more? Whether you’re new to text mining or stuck with text mining questions, we’re here to help!

What support is available for Text Mining?

We can help you with:

  • Starting text mining projects
  • Web Scraping, Information Retrieval, Text Collection Methods (API)
  • Machine Learning for classification & Clustering
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Python, R, SQL



  • Web Scraping:
    • Commercial Software (Free/Paid) – Parse Hub,,


  • Text Cleaning
    • TextClean – Collection of open-source tools for cleaning & normalizing text documents in R
    • OpenRefine – Open-source data cleansing tool by Google
    • Trifacta Wrangler – Free tool dor data preparation


  • Text Analytics & Visualization:


Software Carpentry Workshops

Watch for quarterly workshops to build skills in R or python through eScience Institute

Available to: Current students, faculty, and staff

Offered: Quarterly

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