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.