HSS Introductory Series Winter 2021: Introduction to Web Scraping

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HSS Introductory Series Winter 2021: Introduction to Web Scraping

February 19, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) webinar series is a set of eight introductory sessions designed to introduce HSS researchers to digital tools available through the Compute Canada Federation, as well as other out-of-the-box solutions and techniques. Registrants may attend as many or as few of the eight sessions as they wish.

About This Session

This online workshop is intended to orient complete beginners to the fundamentals of web scraping. By the end of this workshop participants will be able to articulate what web scraping is and when it may be a useful method to get information from the web; use one method to scrape content from the web; and do basic cleaning on scraped output.

Instructors:
Eka Guguric, Library, University of British Columbia
Jeremy Buhler, Library, University of British Columbia
Joe Melanson, Library, University of British Columbia

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