This hands-on workshop will help participants integrate RESTful APIs into their data processing workflows. We'll look at how to query the Harvard Art Museums API to get metadata about the most popular images in their collections and exhibits, use the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Image API to manipulate the image files, and use the Omeka API to push information into our own collection of digital objects.
This hands-on workshop provides an introduction to the popular ggplot2 R graphics package. It will cover how to create a wide variety of graphical displays in R, using techniques such as layering, mapping variables to aesthetics, working with scales, faceting, and themes.
This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the Unix shell, a power tool that allows people to do complex things with just a few keystrokes, combine existing programs in new ways, and automate repetitive tasks.
Web scraping is a method of extracting and restructuring information from web pages. This workshop will introduce basic techniques for web scraping using the popular Python libraries. Participants will practice accessing websites, parsing information, and storing data in a CSV file. This workshop is intended for social scientists who are new to web scraping, but have some familiarity with Python or have attended the Introduction to Python workshop.
This full-day workshop offers hands on instruction on learning and applying several GIS and mapping techniques commonly used by those practicing in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The workshop will include discussion and interactive exercises aimed to contextualize the usage of geography and maps for each participant's individual research or teaching interests.
Specifically, the workshop will cover:
Introduction to and examples of the digital spatial humanities and spatial social...