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SQL for Humanities: Setup


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About the data

The data for this lesson is a part of the Data Carpentry Humanities workshop. It is a teaching version of the EEBO/TCP data.

The data for this lesson and the workshop are in the Humanities Data repository available on Github, with a CC-0 license available for reuse.


SQL is a specialized programming language used with databases. We use a simple database manager called SQLite in our lessons.

We will use DB Browser for SQLite.