Dr. Olga Scrivner, "Introduction to Web Scraping with Python" (IU Workshop in Methods, 2018-02-23)
From ssrc Social Science Research Commons on March 24th, 2018
Dr. Olga Scrivner, "Introduction to Web Scraping Using Python"
2-4pm, Social Science Research Commons Grand Hall (Woodburn Hall 200)
In this workshop, you will learn how to extract web data with Beautiful Soup, a Python library for extracting data out of HTML- and XML-structured documents. You will also learn the basics of scraping and parsing data. In this hands-on workshop, we will also be using the DataCamp platform and participants are requested to have a free account with DataCamp prior the workshop.
This workshop is open to anyone, and previous knowledge of Python is not required.
Olga Scrivner is a Research Scientist at Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (http://cns.iu.edu/) at IU and a Corporate Faculty in Data Analytics program at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology. As a CEWIT faculty fellow, she is also working on a number of workshops to expose women to technology and programming.