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New from Digital Collections: 1 October Twitter Data Tutorial Series

By Su Kim Chung on April 9, 2019 11:57 AM | Permalink

Learn how to design, collect, document, and analyze a collection of Twitter data by Miranda Barrie 

Navigating a collection of over 14 million tweets can seem like a daunting task. When the UNLV Libraries published its first-ever collection of Twitter data, we knew there was a need to make the data accessible to faculty and students across campus. The 1 October Twitter Data Tutorial Series features ten tutorials that take you step-by-step through the design, collection, and documentation process of curating a collection of Twitter data. Tutorials seven through ten feature tools to help students analyze the data they collect.

Collection Design: Curating a Collection of Twitter JSON Data

By Su Kim Chung on March 4, 2019 10:26 AM | Permalink

Learn how to curate a collection of Twitter JSON data by Miranda Barrie

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Before you start collecting Twitter data, it is important to clearly define your research questions to ensure that the tweets returned from Twitter’s Application Programming Interface (API) meet your needs as a researcher. The second tutorial in the 1 October Twitter Data Collection series will walk you through the collection design process and provides a checklist to help organize your collection. For the purposes of this tutorial, the process will assume that the collection will be created using Twarc, an open-source tool from Documenting the Now which allows users with Twitter developer access to collect Twitter data.

New From Digital Collections: Introduction to the Command Line

By Su Kim Chung on February 4, 2019 2:48 PM | Permalink

 

Learn how to navigate your computer using the Command Line by Miranda Barrie 
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How do you create a new folder? Pick the option below that applies to you:

            a.Right-click on my desktop and click ‘Create New Folder’
            b.Click on the tool button and then click ‘New Folder’
            c.Will it into existence, I have the power within me
            d.I don’t. I like my files to be free range.