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Analyze Digital Text

A guide to introduce and support researchers interested in distant reading approaches to digital texts.

Web Scraping

Web scraping (also known as web harvesting, or web data extraction) is a means to extract (or scrape) data (text) from websites. This can be accomplished manually or automatically via various means, typically by crawling a website. 

Care should be taken to understand the ethical and legal implications of this activity, which varies from site to site. Please consult the link below for additional details and means. 

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