Introduction to Web Scraping Using Python

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2018-02-23 (Creation date: 2018-02-23)
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Olga Scrivner
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.
IU Workshop in Methods
Workshop in Methods
Social Science Research Commons
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Olga Scrivner is a Research Scientist at Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center ( 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.

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