Finding and Using Social Media Data

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Date and Time 
May 28, 2019
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location 
Catherine Tierney Seminar Room, Green Library 121A
Admission 

Free and open to all Stanford affiliates. Registration is required and opens May 14: Social Media

Audience 
Faculty/Staff
Students
Event Sponsor 
Stanford University Libraries
Contact 
contact-cidr@stanford.edu

Does your research depend on understanding trends in popular culture, or require data on current events? You might be interested in analyzing social media data, such as collections of tweets. In this workshop, we'll discuss several options for finding social media data, and discuss legal and ethical issues surrounding obtaining such data. We'll also look at several examples of how you can use social media data, such as text mining large collections of tweets.  
This workshop is offered by Stanford Libraries' Center for Interdisciplinary Research as part of its mission to provide training in technical academic research practices and applied research methods. This workshop will be led by Scott Bailey.

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