DATA WORKFLOWS AND NETWORK ANALYSIS
This workshop will discuss methods of data retrieval, data cleaning, and visualization. Participants will discuss how websites are structured and learn how to collect a data set with webscraping. Participants will learn how to use tools like OpenRefine for cleaning and transforming data and then visualize data using Gephi, an open source tool for network analysis.
Christopher Church is an assistant professor of history at the University of Nevada, Reno. Before joining the history department at UNR, he was the Program Coordinator at UC Berkeley’s D-Lab. He studies colonialism, citizenship, and environmental history. He is well versed in databases, GIS, scripting, network analysis, and web design. He is tasked with developing a digital humanities curriculum at UNR.