Collect and manage data: Introducing Web Scraping

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

CUHK Data Hack 2024 Pre-hackathon Workshop

Instructor: Dr. Kwong-cheong WONG, Data Science and Policy Studies Programme

Web scraping is the process of using computer programs to extract data from web pages. This workshop takes a hands-on approach and covers some basic web scraping techniques, including those involving HTML requests and API calls. It also covers the basics of HTML and regular expressions. This workshop uses Python libraries such as Requests and Beautiful Soup and requires basic Python coding skills.

Participants are required to bring their device for hands-on practice.

Venue: Digital Scholarship Lab, G/F, University Library
Registration: Click here to register