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ACENET: Programming for Humanities & Social Science Workshop Begins

November 5, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm AST

Accelerate Discovery
Introductory workshop for researchers/students who are interested in programming basics for Humanities and Social Sciences applications.

No prior experience with programming is required. Applications will include web scraping, survey field restriction, websites and text analysis.

  • Introduction to Unix Shell and Linux*
  • Websites and versioning with Git*
  • Regular Expressions
  • Python for Humanities*
  • Web Scraping with Python

*Workshop is entirely or partially based on Software-Carpentry (SWC) materials.

Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all five as later sessions build on previous material. You need to have a laptop with a Mac, Linux or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc) on which you have administrative privileges, as you will need to pre-load specific software packages.

This workshop will take place on:

Thursday, November 5th – 9:00am – 1:00pm (ADT)

Thursday, November 12th – 9:00am – 1:00pm (ADT)

Thursday, November 19th – 9:00am – 1:00pm (ADT)

Thursday, November 26th – 9:00am – 1:00pm (ADT)

Thursday, December 3rd – 9:00am – 1:00pm (ADT)

Please see this link for Detailed Information.

Participants must register using their institutional / organizational email address (not a personal email, ie. gmail).



November 5, 2020
8:00 am - 12:00 pm AST
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