R 3: Gathering and cleaning data in R (repeat)

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: David Montgomery of Minnesota Public Radio News
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 9 at 4:45pm
  • Location: Diamond Cove - conference level
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learn how to use R to collect information from web pages and transform the results into usable data. This session will also teach you how to clean and structure data for analysis using the tidyverse and other packages. 

This session is good for: People who have used R and database software.

Speaker Bios

  • David Montgomery (@dhmontgomery) is a data journalist currently covering the 2020 election for MPR News. He has previously worked for CityLab, the Pioneer Press and others, and also produces a history podcast about 19th Century France, The Siècle (thesiecle.com).

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