Digital Methods

Platforms for data manipulation and visualization

Cleaning and transforming data

Open Refine

Free, open source power tool for working with messy data and improving it. It allows for cleaning data, transforming it from one format into another, reconciling and matching data, and extending it with web services and external data.

Network exploration and visualization


Interactive visualization and exploration software for all kinds of networks and complex systems, dynamic and hierarchical graphs. It allows one to represent graphs, manipulate their structures, shapes and colors to reveal hidden properties of data.

Complex historical data visualization


Application for cleaning and exploring complex, temporal and spatial data. It allows for analyzing and visualizing relationships across time.

Text analysis and visualization

Voyant Tools

Web-based text analysis, reading and visualization environment. It is a scholarly project that is designed to facilitate reading and interpretive practices for digital humanities students and scholars as well as for the general public.

Easy vector-based visualization


Open source web tool for the visual representation of complex data. RAW Graphs aims at providing a missing link between spreadsheet applications and vector graphics editors. It allows one to manipulate spreadsheets and create custom vector-based visualizations on top of the D3.js library.