- How to select web data sources and extraction methods for academic research?
- How do a researcher’s design decisions affect research validity, technical feasibility, and ethical/legal risks of collecting web data?
- Receive feedback on own the design of one’s web data collection
Required reading: Fields of Gold: Web Scraping and APIs for Impactful Marketing Insights
Familiarize yourself with web scraping and APIs. If unfamiliar with web scraping or APIs, please follow the interactive tutorial in Google Colab
Submit an activity for feedback
Submit any question you may have concerning the use and/or collection of web data in academic research.
|10.00-10:15||Introduction & why to scrape/use APIs|
|10:15-10:45||Data source selection + feedback on submissions|
|11:00-11:40||Extraction design + feedback on submissions|
|11:40-12:00||Future Research Opportunities|
Any PhD student and faculty member, including research master students, interested in collecting data from websites or APIs for academic research. No technical skills for scraping/APIs required.