The poster “The Magic of Data Analysis” shows four different tools within MAXQDA for analyzing documents: Code Frequency, Code Matrix-Browser, Code Relation Browser and the Document Comparison chart. In this article we will have a look into the actual .mx-projectfile and understand how these results have been created. Continue reading “The Magic of Data Analysis” behind the scenes
The Universal Lexicon is not the Universal Lexicon, that is the central finding of the following paper that I presented at ISECS2019 in Edinburgh. By analysing metadata of this 68-volume lexicon and taking a stratified random sample of 680 biographical articles, I could show how the lexicon changed considerably during the 23 years of its production period. When using the Universal-Lexicon as a historical source, we cannot simply compare articles from “A” and “Z”. Instead, we must be careful to consider the different contents and contexts of its early, middle and late phase.
Continue reading A Changing Giant: The Impact of Time on Zedler’s Universal-Lexicon (1731-54)