https://www.mashape.com/ offers Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that perform common text analysis tasks, including the one we’ll use for this tutorial: Named Entity Recognition (NER). Text analysis is a good way to introduce students to data mining. You can use text documents, or a URL.
HIST 450 Digital History Seminar – Additional Reading
This list is intended as an additional resource for the University of Canterbury HIST 450: History as a Discipline (Honours) class. The Centre for History and New Media (http://chnm.gmu.edu/resources/essays/) maintain another very useful list, many of which are represented below. Some historical method textbooks will also have sections on computing-related issues. The Zotero Digital History group influences is another essential resource.