Tutorial on Web Scraping

Who: Konstantin Gavras and myself

What: Introduction on scraping newspaper websites from the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine (https://archive.org/). We provide an overview of Python and R implementations and guide the participants in writing their own script. The tutorial will be highly interactive. No previous knowledge of programming is needed, just be curious. [Slides]

When: Tuesday 11th, between 9 and 11

Where: SFB 884, B6 30-32, room 310

Why: It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas