An Introduction to Webscraping using R - CQMI

When: Thursday, October 3, 2019 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Where: Moynihan Lab (346 Eggers Hall)

Description:

An Introduction to Webscraping using R


Have you ever wanted to get a list of phone numbers and emails from a website into a spreadsheet? Or quickly compile titles and review scores for a list of books or movies? This hands-on workshop will provide you with the basic tools for automatically scraping website content to quickly achieve such tasks using the rvest R package. 
Requirements: No prior experience in R or web-scraping required. As the workshop will cover a lot of material and involve writing code, participants need to be adventurous. 

Using your own laptop? 
Please join us 30 min early for  installation troubleshooting!

Workshop led by Dr. Sebastian Karcher, Associate Director of QDR

Registration required. Please email Yurie Yu, CQMI Office Coordinator at yyu160@maxwell.syr.edu. 

Co-sponsored by: 
Qualitative Data Repository (QDR)
Center for Qualitative and 
Multi-Method Inquiry at the Moynihan Institute
Syracuse University Libraries


Accessibility: To request accommodations, please contact the event organizer listed above.

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