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A Good Look at Data Management

It has taken about a month to go through every single file I’ve downloaded from microfilm, online newspapers, and other sources to confirm that I have (or have not) the actual image that matches my notes/transcriptions. It’s not a bad thing to do. It was just tedious, and took away […]

A Strategy for Research: Organizing Data

When it comes to writing a major piece, such as Emmett’s book, you collect a lot of information. That’s a good thing, but it can be overwhelming. I’d mentioned in an earlier post that I have (literally) hundreds of source items, and I’m still collecting information (and probably will for […]