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This workshop will demonstrate some of the most important considerations necessary when using Python to automate the retrieval of data from web sources, including use cases with the BeautifulSoup library, especially as it pertains to constructing datasets for research. It will include a discussion of best practices, including the ethics and legality of web-scraping. E-mail the instructor (lavin@pitt.edu) if you have any questions about the difficulty level of this workshop.

Prerequisite: To get the most out of this workshop, participants should have completed Codecademy’s “Learn Python” module (version 2 or 3) or possess equivalent experience.

Date:
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Time:
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location:
Hillman Library, Digital Scholarship Commons, G-49
Campus:
Pittsburgh
Presenter:
Matt Lavin, Clinical Assistant Professor of English and Director of the Digital Media Lab, University of Pittsburgh
Categories:
Digital Scholarship Workshop, Workshops
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Event Organizer

Evelyn Chan