I use Pinboard to bookmark interesting websites related to ENGL 6344, but I will add the most important resources to this page as the semester progresses. If you’d like me to add a link to this page, just let me know.

Quick links

  • Google Drive (Access to your shared Google folders)
  • Scholar (Access to the course grade book)

Virginia Tech Resources

Plaintext Editors

General Text Analysis Tools

  • Voyant Tools (Has a little bit of everything; a good place to start)
  • Textalyser (Useful for quickly calculating word counts, readability levels, etc.)
  • Lexos (Great for cleaning up and segmenting texts; has some analysis tools, too)
  • WordSeer (Only works with their pre-loaded data sets)
  • Bookworm (Helpful for visualizing trends across large repositories)
  • Wordle (Popular word-cloud generator; lots of customization options)

Tools for Working with Twitter

Qualitative Data Analysis (QDA) Tools

  • Nvivo (Free 30-day trial; also available for Mac)
  • ATLAS.ti (Windows and Mac; trial version available with sign-up)
  • HyperRESEARCH (Windows and Mac; free limited version available for small data sets)
  • Dedoose (Web-based tool with monthly subscription; student discount available)
  • TAMS Analyzer (Mac and Linux; free)
  • Juxta (Windows, Mac, and Linux; free; useful for comparing two versions of the same text)