Arclight is a data mining and visualization tool for film and media history that allow users to analyze millions of pages of digitally scanned magazines and newspapers for trends related to a chosen subject.

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A collaboration among interdisciplinary researchers at Concordia University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Project Arclight enables the study of 20th century American media through comparisons across time and space.

 
 
 

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Publications from the Arclight Team

Publications from the Arclight Team

Since the launch of the app, we have been busy producing work that examines Arclight search results and exploring the exciting questions and answers it provides for media historians.  Hopefully the works below provide useful case studies on ways you

It’s Here! The Arclight Experience

It’s Here! The Arclight Experience

The moment we have all been waiting for is finally here: the Arclight app has arrived! While I will leave descriptions of the back-end of the Arclight app to those who had a hand in its development, in this article

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Publications from the Arclight Team

Since the launch of the app, we have been busy producing work that examines Arclight search results and exploring the exciting questions and answers it provides for media historians.  Hopefully the works below provide useful case studies on ways you

The Arclight Guide: Getting Started

Welcome to the Arclight Guide!  This guide will help you get started by introducing you to the basic functions and options Arclight offers. Performing a Search Performing a search in Arclight is easy and fast.  In the query box in the

Teaching with Arclight and POE

Project Arclight began two years ago with an idea. If researchers can use Twitter analytics to study trends in discussions of contemporary media, then what if we treated historic trade papers and fan magazines like a giant Twitter stream and

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