Then RLetters is for you. RLetters is an open-source Rails web application designed for the maintenance of a large database of academic journal articles.
RLetters currently allows users to perform the following sorts of textual analyses on sets of articles:
And the Solr backend that powers RLetters allows users to perform a wide variety of complex searches:
The current version of RLetters is v2.0.1, released on January 12, 2015. You can download that release, and read more about installing and deploying RLetters. You can check out a live deployment of RLetters by visiting the evoText project.
RLetters is developed by Charles Pence. It was originally developed as part of the evoText Project, led by Grant Ramsey and Charles Pence. The project was supported for 2015–2016 by the National Science Foundation, NSF #SES-1456573. Our licensing is assisted by the University of Notre Dame Hesburgh Libraries. The work has also been supported by the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent), NSF #EF-0905606.