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What's New in Special Collections

Latinx Voices: Maribel Estrada Calderón

By skennedy on March 5, 2019 11:31 AM | Permalink

For UNLV senior Maribel Estrada Calderón, working on Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada in UNLV University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives has been an opportunity to connect with fellow students and learn from oral historians in the UNLV Oral History Research Center.

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.