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 and encourages the study of 20th century American media through comparisons across time and space.

The Arclight Guidebook to Media History and the Digital Humanities, edited by Charles R. Acland and Eric Hoyt, is an open access book that explores what media historians are doing with digital tools and methods.

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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

PROJECT NEWS

It’s Here: The Arclight Guidebook to Media History and the Digital Humanities!

We are delighted to announce that our open access e-book, The Arclight Guidebook to Media History and the Digital Humanities, is officially available today. Across the book’s seventeen chapters, media historians and digital humanities scholars reflect on what digital tools

Coming Soon: The Arclight Guidebook!

We are proud to announce the forthcoming Arclight Guidebook to Media History and the Digital Humanities! Placing the field of media history into dialogue with the digital humanities, the book explores and raise new questions about researching media history within

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

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