IPSW Dataset Downloads

Here are some downloads for the Fields-CQAM Industrial Problem Solving Workshop (IPSW). The slide deck that Nich Worby and I presented can be found here:

Click to download the slides as PDF.

Here are the datasets. They have all been generated using the Archives Unleashed Toolkit. You can read more about this project here, which is a collaborative effort by co-PIs Nick Ruest (York University), Jimmy Lin (University of Waterloo), and myself.

Canadian Political Parties and Interest Groups (Collection 227)

We recommend that you right click + save file on the following links; browsers often try to load files like GEXF as XML right in your browser.

  • Top 10 most frequent domains (this is a 9.5 ZIP file, when uncompressed you will see one file per frequent domain) [file]
  • Network file (this is a list of the date and a domain -> domain link; for example, how many times the Liberal Party of Canada linked to the Green Party of Canada in April 2009). [GEXF file] [GraphML file]
  • All plain text (86GB file) [link]
  • A sample of ~6,000 images (209MB ZIP file) [link]

We will also have some physical media available for these files.

Canadian Labour Unions

We will also have some physical media available for these files.