Topic Finder

Find new topics or keywords and discover new connections found in the top results.

There are two ways to visualize below which words and subjects are found most often in the text of your search results.

Retrieving and analyzing data.


Clicking on a topic wheel or tile narrows your original search results to the documents also containing that subject or term.

Click on a section to display results.

How It Works

This tool takes the titles, subjects, and approximately the first 100 words from a subset of your top results and feeds them into an algorithm. Keywords shown in the graphics are those found most often in the text with your search term.

The topic for “Illinois” might bring up expected connections from the text like “Chicago,” along with unexpected but commonly related terms like “water,” “steel,” and the names of people who appear frequently in documents about Illinois.