If you are considering text mining and analysis as a research method then you must have text data of some kind to analyse. Your text data may be:
Sources of text data include:
Acknowledging your data source
Data integrity and acknowledging the source of your data in important. Just as researchers routinely provide a bibliographic reference to sources such as journal articles, reports and conference papers, Data Citation is the practice of providing reference to datasets.
Further information about data citation can be found on our Manage research data page.
Data collections & datasets
The Digital Humanities Toychest brings together a collection of data resources including demo corpora, document/image collections, linguistic corpora, map collections and datasets.