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Text and Data Mining with TDM Studio: Home

A guide on how to access TDM Studio at CMU, construct text corpus from subscribed ProQuest content, and use the platform for text mining

What is TDM Studio

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ProQuest TDM Studio is a web-based platform that allows you to access and analyze large amounts of text data using your preferred data analysis methods while collaborating with colleagues in real-time on one platform.  Researchers can work together in a coding workbench in a Jupyter Notebook environment, shared only within your team.  Using content retrieved from ProQuest database, you can build your corpus and conduct data analysis, text mining, and visualization using your preferred methods to uncover relationships, patterns, and connections within and between datasets. More information can be found here and here

How to Get Started

Anyone with a valid CMU email address can request access to unlimited number of workbenches. To request a workbench, please send an email to Huajin WangJulie Chen or your liaison librarian, with names and email addresses of everyone who would like to access the same workbench. You can always add new users at a later time. By default, each workbench can support 1-5 users. Once your workbench is created, you will receive a confirmation email that includes instructions on how to get started. 

To access your account and reset passwords, visit and login with the email address that you initially provided, and select  “Forgot Your Password”. You will be sent a forgot password link which can be used to set your password.

A one-page quick start guide can be found here:

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Huajin Wang
Mellon Institute Library
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Julie Chen

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Julie Chen
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Carnegie Mellon University
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