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Introduction to web scraping

March 21, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


This online workshop is intended to orient complete beginners to the fundamentals of web scraping. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to articulate what web scraping is and when it may be a useful method to get information from the web, use one method to scrape content from the web, and do basic cleaning on scraped output.

Optional: Pre-install the Data Scraper plugin for Chrome

Location: ONLINE

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March 21, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online/Virtual Event
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