Web Scraping part2: Digging deeper

February 25, 2014

(This article was first published on Quantifying Memory, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Slides from the second web scraping through R session: Web scraping for the humanities and social sciences

In which we make sure we are comfortable with functions, before looking at XPath queries to download data from newspaper articles. Examples including BBC news and Guardian comments

Download the .Rpres file to use in Rstudio here

A regular R script with the code only can be accessed here

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