|14 Jan 2020||11:30 - 13:00||IT Training Room, Cambridge University Library|
Digital Data Collection and Wrangling
Hugo Leal (CDH Learning)
This session addresses the technical and ethical aspects of digital data collection and wrangling – two fundamental stages in the lifecycle of a digital research project. Participants will be introduced to online data sources and practices of internet-mediated data collection, including retrieving data from social media platforms. As data collected from online sources is often dirty and messy, we will also provide a short practical introduction to the process of transforming raw data into a clean and structured dataset using free and open-source software.
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