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Archive for April, 2008

Kansas Event Data System (KEDS)


Uses automated coding of English-language news reports to generate political event data. Includes an introduction to the project, a beginner’s guide, software and data sets as well as a list of publications and papers.

Content Analysis of Verbatim Explanations Research


A listing of Dr. Martin E.P. Seligman’s books, articles and manuscripts on the CAVE technique including links to article abstracts.

Dream Content and Political Ideology


The article by Kelly Bulkeley from the journal Dreaming compares dream reports from subjects who identified themselves as members of the political right and the political left respectively. Hall and Van de Castle content analysis categories are used.

Analyzing Newspaper Content: A How-To Guide


The guide published by the Readership Institute deals with the preparation, implementation, and interpretation of an analysis. Presents Readership Institute tools and contains national comparison data for US daily newspapers. Available as PDF document.



This is a collection of over 16,000 dream reports in English. Provides a search engine and the possibility to draw a random sample of reports.

Manifest Content Analysis of Sleep Laboratory Collected Lucid and Nonlucid Dreams


Jayne Gackenbach analyzes differences between lucid and nonlucid dreams using Hall and Van de Castle’s system.

Good Reference Guide in Do’s and Don’ts of Computer-Supported Content Analysis


A reference list with short annotations by Robert Hogenraad and Dean McKenzie capturing strategies for the application of content analytical methods and statistics for content-analytic data.



PROTAN (for PROTocol ANalyzer) is a computer-aided content analysis system by Robert Hogenraad, Psychology Department, Catholic University of Louvain. Written in C, it is portable to several platforms. An overview on aims, available tools and technical specifications is given. Includes a list of bibliographic references to studies that used the software.

Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing


Founded in 1973. The members deal with text analysis and language corpora, image processing and electronic editions. Provides information about news and events and gives an overview on publications and annual conferences.