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Social Sciences & Data Librarian
Seaton Hall University Library
Chair of Department of Political Science and Public Affairs
Seaton Hall University
Presidential Studies Quarterly
Volume 48, Issue 3
With the increase in digitized content available, new presidential research avails itself to more quantitative analysis. More digitized resources from government agencies and private and university repositories allow presidential scholars access to a broader universe of content. Data for analysis include digitized documents, oral histories, and data sets. Presidential scholars and researchers have the option to collaborate with programmers, computer scientists, and graduate students to become acquainted with current repositories and experiment with new technologies such as text mining and the R programming language.