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Introduction to REST APIs with OpenRefine

February 14, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm


This workshop will introduce participants to web APIs with a focus on using REST APIs for accessing data. Learn about common HTTP methods and responses used in REST APIs and how to understand and extract information from data in JSON format. This workshop will include a tutorial on some of OpenRefine’s API functions, including fetching data from URLs, parsing JSON, and reconciling data with an external source.

Kelsey Poloney

This event is part of Love Data Week 2023, co-sponsored by SFU, UBC, UNBC, and UVic. Registration is open to everyone.

If you have questions, concerns, or accessibility needs, please email research.commons@ubc.ca.

This event is online. Registrants receive the link 1 hour before the event (registration closes 2 hours before).