Different types of data, data quality, available open datasets

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Types of data

Data access

Open data in the digital humanities - the good

Open data in the digital humanities - the bad

Potential datasets/APIs are for example:

Assignment

  1. Find a dataset that could be of interest to you in your final project. Post a message on #datasets on Slack giving:

    1. A link to the dataset

    2. A note on why you selected it

    3. A short description of what types of information the dataset contains, and

    4. The structure, technical format and way of downloading the data

  2. Find a potential source of bias in a dataset someone else picked. Reply to their message on Slack to let them know about it.

  3. If you get a note of bias, respond back by thinking of ways of overcoming or surmounting it.

Data access

Further resources