Alliance Project · Programming

Extracting meta data from Factiva to CSV via Python

I was asked by a researcher to write a script to extract┬áthe headings, sources, dates and word counts of a search of articles from the Factiva news platform into a table. She would use the table for further study. Since Factiva searches include a summary of these fields in a web browser, the content can… Continue reading Extracting meta data from Factiva to CSV via Python

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Library data-merging pilot grows to exciting partnership opportunity

Originally posted on Library Research Plus:
A technical prototype I developed for the Business Data Service has been used as the driving force behind a new and exciting research project post, bringing together partners from outside The University of Manchester Library. What is the basic premise? To develop a collection of tools to bring together…