Tools and Technology

Social and cultural informatics resources developed by the ESRC.

Recent Developments

Contextual Network Explorer

A visualization tool used for producing network graph representations of EAC-CPF data sets. The tool is intended to aid archivists in understanding the relationships between entities and the development of archival collections over time.


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EAC-CPF Indexer

Enables harvesting EAC-CPF from a file system or the web, processing it for search applications and visualization in maps or timelines. It can extract concepts, people and locations from free text or structured data fields. Source and processed data are written to disk for each stage of processing for an open workflow and alternative uses.

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An open access discovery service for the History of Science:

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