Learning resources on web scraping and text data now available

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Ed Grover

NCRM has published new online learning resources that explore the topics of web scraping and text data.

The first, Web scraping and Covid-19, is presented by Dr Diarmuid McDonnell of the University of the West of Scotland. It comprises seven videos that provide an introduction to web scraping techniques for collecting data of interest to social scientists.

The second resource, Text Data Workshop, is presented by Dr Lewys Brace of the University Exeter and is broken down into three videos. The videos give a brief introduction to Python, cover how to build a basic web scraper and discuss basic textual data analysis.

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