Using Jupyter Notebook with Bokhylla as corpus

This workshop is about how to access and use the corpus of texts known as Bokhylla for humanities research, like comparing texts, classify texts (e.g. author attribution), collocations and sentiment analysis among others.

Time and place 

January 10th 2019, 09:00-16:00, Niels Henrik Abels hus, room UE32

Sign up by January 4nd

Subjects covered

The participants will learn how to build their own corpus from the collection using libray metadata, and then go on to study the corpus using commands developed at the library for this purpose. 

Material for the workshop will be built on existing tools as found on Github, which contains example notebooks and code for utilizing the texts.




The participants are expected to know how to operate acomputer, store files, open files, and use a web browser.

The participants need to bring a laptop. They may download Anaconda to their computer on beforehand. It can be installed on job-computers, with no special administration rights. 

We will set aside around 15 minutes at the start of the workshop to get everyone up and running.

Target audience

Any researcher within the humanities that work with language specifically or researchers using texts as a source of information in their research.


Lars Johnsen and Yngvil Beyer (The National Library)



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Published Nov. 28, 2018 11:35 AM - Last modified Jan. 3, 2019 9:26 AM