2020 Spring



MET Painting API Analysis

An analysis of the Metropolitan Museum of Art API service...

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Startup Investments

An analysis of startup investment data...

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Brooklyn Museum Cross Stitch Bot

A Twitter bot that would post cross-stitch patterns of objects in the Brooklyn Museum collection...

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NYC Street Trees

Using python to find several insights regarding street trees throughout the NYC area...

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Pratt listserv Work Opportunities

Analysis of the different types of work opportunities emailed out on the Pratt Institute School of Information listserv...

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Women in Movies

Bechdel Test using the The Movie Database API...

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Just Keep Swimming

Tracking the movements of female Olive Ridley and Hawksbill Sea Turtles...

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Building a Seed Library Catalogue

Web scraping and structuring a website that sells rare and historic seeds...

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Auto-Poems

Generating new poems from the Poetry Foundation corpus...

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Parentage on Mount Olympus

Web scraping to illustrate the overlapping and contradictory parentages of the Greek gods...

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Dungeons & Python

Python programming to create a 5th Edition Dungeons & Dragons character generator...

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21st-Century Collecting Trends

21st-Century Collecting Trends at The Met, Cleveland, and Harvard...

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Oscar Winners of 2011-2020

Mining the data of the Oscar winners from 2011-2020...

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2019 Fall



Planned Construction and Airbnb

Analyzing and geospatially visualizing planned construction in New York City in terms of potential future Airbnb revenue...

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Time Series of Stocks

Using the Yahoo Finance API to compare companies stocks for the last two year ...

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Asian Restaurants Price Map

Mapping Chinese, Korean and Japanese restaurants and their prices in NYC...

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Automated Image Classification and the Metropolitan Museum

Analysis of Google Vision, Amazon Rekognition, and Human generated tags for MET collections...

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Mapping the 2018 Squirrel Census of Central Park

Explore data from the 2018 Squirrel Census of Central Park...

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SAAM API Artists

Explores demographic data from the Smithsonian American Art API to illuminate the work of under represented artists...

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Mapping NYC Music

Common artists listened to in New York, popular venues, streaming numbers and genres...

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Lyrics Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment analysis on the top 40 songs five artists - Drake, Ariana Grande, Mariah Carey, Ne-Yo, and Rihanna...

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Hard to Count Populations & US Census

Exploring correlation between U.S. Census response rate and funding...

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Duterte's Drug War

Examines data provided by the Columbia University School of Journalism's Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism...

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Analysing sneakers sales in StockX

To understand the popularity, price stability and premium value of the Adidas Yeezy and Nike Jordan...

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Pop science media & scholarly discourse

Bridging popular science media and scholarly discourse with linked open data...

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MOMA Analysis

Using Python to parse the MOMA's collection...

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2019 Spring



US Therapists

Analysis and visualization of therapist availability in the United States by state. ...

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Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Archives EAD

ArchivesSpace Repository Finding Aid: EAD XML to CSV ...

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The New Deal in New Orleans

Webscraping FSA and WPA photo collections ...

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311 Live Map

Creating a 'live' map of 311 data for the City of New York ...

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Mapping Pre-Prohibition Alcohol in Brookyln

Mapping distilleries, breweries and residences of brewers and distillers in Brooklyn in 1869, 1903 and 1912 ...

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Object Records at the Fogg Museum

Using the Harvard Fogg Museum API ...

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RhinoScriptSyntax Exploration

Visualizing CSV data in 2D and 3D space ...

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Native Arts at the Denver Art Museum

Scraping Denver Art Museum’s collections website ...

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Human vs. Machine

Analysing human keyword tags to keyword tags provided by the Google Cloud Vision API ...

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Top Songs Sentiment Analysis

Sentiment analysis on the lyrics of the top 20 songs for the last 10 years ...

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Groundwater Contamination in Tennessee

Looking at the effect of coal ash contamination on groundwater in the state of Tennessee ...

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MoMA's Collection: Gender & Artist Collectives

Analyze gender dynamics in MoMA's collections ...

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Visit Like a New Yorker

Visualizing and mapping using Yelp API ...

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2018



NYC Park Monuments

Pulls information from a publically available csv about New York park monuments and combine that information with data harvested from wikidata into a single file ...

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Organizing Image Collections

Explores how Python may be used as a tool to create separate 100,000 photos into sub-collections ...

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IMDB visualization

Use Python to get movie data from IMDB, from 1980s to present. And try to use that data to create a genre by year data visualization ...

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Anxiety of Influence

Mapping and Visualization Project for Translations of Fantastic Literature into Spanish during the 19th-Century ...

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citibike_ebike

Analyzing Changes in Citi Bike Trips after the Introduction of E-Bikes

Analysis on how Citi Bike trips have changed after Citi Bike introduced about 200 e-bikes on August 20th, 2018. ...

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Stock Ticker Capital Appreciation Comparison

Visualize financial information in a more digestible way by non-tech savvy audiences ...

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Exploring Chinese Traditional Medicine

explore the topic of Traditional Chinese Medicine to learn what is the most commonly used herb in all formulas ...

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Some New Classics

Taking a close look at the NYRB Classics to understand the cultural makeup of this collection ...

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Where are the MTA Art Works?

Scrapping and mapping the MTA's subways station artworks ...

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Sentiment Analysis of “#gene_editing” tweets

Sentiment analysis for a twitter hashtag focused on CRISPR gene-edited twin babies ...

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Scraping for Library Jobs

Scraping job postings from three popular professional associations' websites: ...

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Images of the Solar System

This project uses APIs to collect image records of the solar system from cultural heritage and science institutions. ...

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NYC HIV/AIDS Services and Facts Dashboard

This dashboard includes facts and figures related to HIV/AIDS data available through NYC Open Data ...

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Web Scraping of Turner Paintings

Scraping the Tate Collection website for Joseph Mallord William Turner paintings ...

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U.S. Documentaries, 1878 to 2017

Use data from IMDB to compare the growth of documentary versus non-documentary movies ...

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Confronting Documentation of the US War on Terror

Takes existing metadata about US government documents collected by the nongovernmental organization the ACLU and re-presents it in new ways ...

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2017



Hopper at the Theatre

This project investigates the cultural and theatrical landscape of Edward Hopper’s New York using linked open data (LOD) technologies ...

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Time(s) Splitter

With Burroughs as inspiration, I chose to query the New York Times api as my resource much in line with Burroughs’s cut-up material of choice, the newspaper ...

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contamiNation

Mapping data on lead contamination of United States public water sources ...

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Spotlight on New York Vaudeville

Investigation of what elements may be of greatest interest to researchers using NYPL's performing arts database Ensemble ...

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Endangered Plants of Westchester and Fairfield Counties

Creating a list of endangered plants through web scraping ...

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Peshawar Scrapin'

Processing documents from CIA FOIA Electronic Reading Room related to the Peshawar Seven ...

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Hudson River Museum Data

Visualizing the collections of the Hudson River Museum ...

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Documenting ICE

A tool to compile a central collection of records documenting U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement: FOIA requests, detention facilities, available government records, and resources ...

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Visualizing the Paston Letters Network

Visualizing the Paston Letters Network displays the network generated between letter writers and recipients from the Paston Letters and Documents collection ...

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Python and the Queer: Utilizing coding to analyze the American LGBTQ community through data and information

Exploration of python coding, in order to analyze what government and media information expresses about different aspects of the LGBTQ community ...

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Failure to Communicate : Taxonomy vs. Folksonomy in Hip-Hop Cataloging

This project examines library cataloging practice versus user-generated metadata for hip-hop and rap music ...

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Exploring Magic the Gathering (and Gathering) Data

Measuring aspects of the Magic the Gathering card game data ...

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2016



Ghosts in The New York Times

For this project, I wanted to explore the coverage of ghosts and haunted houses by The New York Times ...

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New York State Landmarks

For this project I chose to explore datasets related to historic landmarks in New York State ...

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Monday Night Wars

"Monday Night Wars: Data From Wrestling's Golden Age" is a project that uses python programming and data visualization techniques to unpack and era of professional wrestling called "Monday Night Wars." ...

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Mapping Brooklyn Historical Society

Webscraping and mapping the Brooklyn Historical Society's digital images collection ...

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Mollusca

Exploring The Biodiversity Heritage Library holdings on Mollusca ...

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Mapping Alan Lomax

Using the metadata created by the Association for Cultural Equity, this project aims to create a world map, where Lomax’s career is visible for users to trace ...

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Visualizing The Rijksmuseum

This project utilizes the Rijksmuseum API and the Getty Research Institute’s Union List of Artist Names Vocabulary (ULAN) to take a closer look at the museum’s collection ...

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Boston MFA Tsuba Collection

Scraping and analysis of the online tsuba collection of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts ...

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Wikidata Exploration

Exploring Wikidata Properties With the Linked Jazz Name Directory ...

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Photography Of James Van Der Zee

A timeline of some of James Van Der Zee’s photographs ...

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Repurposing Archival Metadata

Repurposing Archival Metadata with the Python CSV Writer ...

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Lyric Analysis

Using web scraping to extract song lyrics from Azlyrics.com for analysis ...

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2015



DBO:INFLUENCE

Investigation focused on particularly subjective properties in the DBpedia ontology: influences ...

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Linnaeus Tripe’s Photography

Analysis of V&A’s collection of Linnaeus Tripe’s photography of South India and Burma (Myanmar) ...

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Linked Jazz Meets Carnegie Hall

Connecting Carnegie Hall's performance data with Linked Jazz ...

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Metropolitan Hall of Fame

Connect images, often artistic renderings of baseball’s earliest stars, with the official player statistics for the 310 people in the Hall of Fame ...

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Land of the Free Music Archive

A network of artists found in The Free Music Archive connected via sonic properties ...

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Python Radio

Exploration and analysis of online data about Old Time Radio (between 1920’s-early 1960’s) ...

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Tack Spitter Circus

Analysis of posters from The Golden Age of American Circus ...

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Linked Open Data at the Whitney

Mapping Artists from the Permanent Collection (1931-1948) ...

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Artists’ Books Holdings

An attempt to analyze and visualize data about artists’ books holdings on an international scale ...

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Persian Manuscripts in Cultural Institutions

Analysis of Persian Manuscripts holdings in two museums ...

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2014



Analyzing Modernism

Modern and Contemporary Painting and Sculpture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a data analysis and visualization capstone project ...

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Educators Twitter Network

Visualization of 500 self-identified teachers on Twitter ...

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Tumblr Image Bot: a friendly social-media robot

Randomly-selected photo posts to Tumblr along with appropriate caption text and tags ...

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JSON-LD for Cemetery Data

This project’s naissance was in the bottom shelves of a local history & genealogy department of a middling public library in Maine ...

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NYT Timeline

This project is a timeline from 1915 to the present showing headlines with the words “birth control” from the New York Times. ...

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Scraping & Analyzing Photography Auctions

I want to investigate the circumstances that have led to the establishment of photography as an "accepted high art form" and that conception's subsequent influence on the sales of photography at auction ...

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Quipu: Chinese Exclusion Act

An attempt to build a dictionary of uniform metadata for primary sources on a single subject. It queries resources in digital archives and special collection to retrieve metadata ...

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Spanish Artists Dictionary Project

The Spanish Artists Dictionary (SAD) is a reference source created by scholars at the Frick Art Reference Library. Originally a print publication, the dictionary was formatted as a Filemaker database in the early 1990s and made available through the Frick’s online research portal ...

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Wiki Scrape

For my final project I data scraped the Harry Potter Wiki site and transpose that information onto a timeline, using Knightlab’s TimelineJS program ...

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