Tools we used:

  • Lexos: Used to clean and standardize our data in preparation for our word cloud. 
  • OpenRefine: Used to clean and combine our data to create items within our Omeka site. Also used to extract prices for price analysis and trends. 
  • Excel: Used to clean text and gather metadata before transferring items into Omeka.
  • StoryMap: Used to create an interactive experience, learning about the history of eggs Benedict. 
  • GoogleMyMaps: Used to develop a map showing all menu locations that include eggs Benedict.
  • WordItOut: Used to create our word cloud to analyze our menus and the items that they contained. 
  • GoogleDocs: Used to share our documents and data throughout the Omeka development process. 

Menus were taken from New York Public Library