TAPoR 2.0

Discover Research Tools for Textual Study

  • Browse Tools by Type or Tag
  • Search and Use Tools
  • Read and Create Tool Reviews
  • Contribute and Advertise Tools

TAPoR 2.5 is scheduled for decommissioning.
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About TAPoR 2.0

TAPoR is a gateway to the tools used in sophisticated text analysis and retrieval. Please contribute!

The project is led by Geoffrey Rockwell, Stefan SinclairKirsten C. Uszkalo, and Milena Radzikowska and housed at the University of Alberta. 

Support for this project came from Compute Canada Calcul: Westgrid the Canadian Institute for Research Computing in the Arts, University of Alberta, the Social Science and Humanities Research Council and the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

The previous version of TAPoR (version 1.0) is no longer available. Please contact us if you want access.

Interface design by Milena Radzikowska.

Here are some quick facts about TAPoR 2.0:

With TAPoR 2.0 you can:

TAPoR Redesign

We have redesigned TAPoR in order to:

  • Improve tool discovery interface
  • Improve engagement with text analysis tools
  • Focus on the discovery and social use of text analysis tools
  • Better communicate information about text analysis tools
  • Provide an Application Programming Interface to other services
  • Gather and reflect data about tool usage use

Read more about the TAPoR redesign. For more information on the project, please take the tour around the resources, read the tutorials, or dive right in and begin analyzing your texts!


We have designed TAPoR 2.0 so you can contribute.

  • If you like a tool please use the Thumbs Up to vote for it.
  • Registered users can add tags to help people find and understand tools.
  • If you have something to say about a tool please enter a comment on the tool. You can use this to tell us how you use the tool, tell people about bugs, ask for features or link to related materials. An account is now required to leave a comment. Please contact the TAPoR team for an account.
  • If you want to add a tool or write a longer review please email us: Geoffrey Rockwell, University of Alberta, or Stéfan Sinclair, McGill University.