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Finding Places in Text with the World Historical Gazeteer

Researchers often need to be able to search a corpus of texts for a defined list of terms and certain places named in a text or texts. This lesson details how to programmatically search documents for a list of terms, including place names and then how to obtain coordinates and map historical place names with the World Historical Gazetteer.

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October 5, 2022, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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Map of South Africa.