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This is a presentation that I gave at the e-Humanities Group on 31 October 2013 in Amsterdam.
For the ACUMEN project, I collected career data from and conducted interviews with about 40 university-based researchers and 10 deans, department heads and human resources managers. Career data typically comes in the form of CVs, which are suitable for storing and coding in relational databases. Doing interviews results in notes, transcriptions and coding added to the transcriptions. This is usually done with coding software such as NVIVO, Atlas or TAMSAnalyzer. Database software does not produce network graphs. Coding software is good at producing network graphs, but bad at dealing with relational data. The problem then is how to combine the two. For the ACUMEN project, I explored a few possibilities. I will present one of these and evaluate its use as a tool for exploration and analysis.