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Digital Humanities Lab


CEMROL: Collecting Epistolary Metadata of the Republic of Letters

Applicant Dirk van Miert
Developers Sheean Spoel

CEMROL for SKILLNET. A crowdsourcing-platform to harvest the metadata of letters from printed editions of early modern letters. Skillnet conducts research into the ideal of sharing knowledge within early modern scholarly networks in Europe by applying social network analysis and text mining techniques to the metadata and full-text data of large quantities of manuscript and printed letters from the period 1500-1800.