The Internet Research Team is a student-led group of scholars interested in exploring, discussing, and using online and digital research methods. The group also includes faculty and staff and meets regularly throughout the year. We invite people of all levels of technical skills who are conducting or have an interest in online and digital research to join the group here on the Commons and attend the meetings.
For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edwin Mayorga & Micki Kaufman, Coordinators
Collette Sosnowy, PhD & Kiersten Greene, PhD, Founders
Recent group activity
Shirley P Grant started the topic Question: Internet Recruitment for Masters Thesis through Facebook in the forum Internet Research Team 11 months, 2 weeks ago
My name is Shirley and I am new to the group. I have a question and hope that someone might be able to answer it or possibly point me in the right direction. For my research study, I am interesting in setting up a closed Facebook group. The goal of the discussion group is to investigate the possibility of obtaining participants to conduct…[Read more]
Jill Cirasella started the topic Upcoming library workshops about sharing your research (i.e., going open access) in the forum Internet Research Team 1 year ago
This week, October 19-25, is International Open Access Week, an annual opportunity for students, faculty, and other researchers to learn about open access (OA) to scholarly literature, find out how to make their works OA, and help make OA the new norm in scholarship and research. (Learn more about OA.)
During Open Access Week, you might hear…[Read more]
Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz started the topic Welcome Stephen Zweibel & Library Workshop Calendar is up! in the forum Internet Research Team 1 year, 1 month ago
Hi all, welcome to a new semester.
I’d like to formally introduce Stephen Zweibel, who is our new Data & Digital Projects Librarian: http://gclibrary.commons.gc.cuny.edu/2015/08/31/welcome-stephen-zweibel/
Please welcome Steve!
Steve will take the lead on coordinating the library workshops and events calendar. As he develops this calendar,…[Read more]
Jill Belli started the topic Job Opportunity: City Tech’s OpenLab Hiring a Community Facilitator in the forum Internet Research Team 1 year, 3 months ago
(Apologies for cross-posting)
Please circulate widely. Many thanks!
Jill & Jody
City Tech’s OpenLab (https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/), an innovative open source digital platform for students, faculty, and staff at New York City College of Technology, CUNY, seeks a current (or recent) CUNY graduate student as a C…[Read more]
Roxanne Shirazi started the topic Brewster Kahle (founder of the Internet Archive) at the GC Apr 20 in the forum Internet Research Team 1 year, 7 months ago
Passing along this event info that may be of interest — please circulate widely!
Brewster Kahle at the Graduate Center
April 20, 2015
Skylight Room, 9th floor
365 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Kahle will be giving the 2015 Friends of the Library Annual Lecture, and will be introduced by Professor William P. Kelly. Thi…[Read more]
Please join the GC Digital Initiatives, the GC Digital Fellows, the PhD program in Computer Science and the CUNY Digital Humanities Initiative in welcoming from MIT’s legendary CS/AI Lab and the Free Software Foundation Dr. Gerald J Sussman, who will present on the problems created by intelligent agents whose governing are purposefully obscured…[Read more]
Anders Wallace replied to the topic How to batch-convert multiple documents into .txt files in the forum Internet Research Team 1 year, 7 months ago
Hi Micki, thanks so much! This looks really great. I’ll download your toolkit, looking forward to trying it out. Thanks for creating this :).
Micki Kaufman replied to the topic How to batch-convert multiple documents into .txt files in the forum Internet Research Team 1 year, 7 months ago
Hi Anders –
to do this most efficiently you need two things: a command-line utility to convert whatever filetype you have into .txt files, and a shell script, macro or other automation tool to batch process each.
In the packet I created for the Digital Fellows Workshops, you’ll find two examples of just such a shell script… designed to loop…[Read more]
Anders Wallace started the topic How to batch-convert multiple documents into .txt files in the forum Internet Research Team 1 year, 7 months ago
Hi, I have a technical question. I am using the Mallet natural language processing toolkit in my research, and as part of this process I have to convert many (thousands) of documents into .txt files. I wondered if anyone knows a program or function that can batch together and convert many docs into .txt files at once (without having to manually…[Read more]
Joe Kirchhof started the topic New Media Lab General Meeting 2/10 12:30-2pm, 7388.01 in the forum Internet Research Team 1 year, 8 months ago
All members of the GC community are invited to the New Media Lab’s general meeting, 12:30-2pm, Tuesday, February 10 in 7388.01. Presentations include Kevin Ambrose, “Virtually Augmented Social Skills Training,” Philip Kreniske, “Digital Sense-Making: How SEEK Students Narrate their Transition,” and a discussion of fair use of digital materials…[Read more]
Hi All, just circulating and ad for work on a mobile app for Prof. Chris Suggs. Feel free to share with (or suggest to me) any listservs or groups you think might be interested:
Professor Emeritus Jon-Christian Suggs is looking for help with the maintenance and further development of a mobile app that was produced as part of a PBS, ITVS, and CPB…[Read more]
Thanks, Stephen. It’s not as flashy, but it does have a lot of the basic functions I was looking for. I might have to really play with it, but I was looking something that was more dynamic… something I can […]
Possibly not as sophisticated as your needs suggested, but if affiliated (network account), the GC has a subscription to Opinio. Not sure of the details on how access is granted, but you can inquire via the […]
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