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Thursday, March 7, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
WORKSHOPS: Data Science Center, 21536 Young Research Library

Workshop 1: Introduction to APIs and JSON

This workshop offers an introduction to APIs and JSON, the most common data format used in APIs. By the end of this workshop you will gain a basic understanding of the JSON data format, how to work with JSON data, and how to access a variety of APIs. Each subsequent workshop will focus on a specific API and how to use it.  

Tentative Lineup: 

  1. Crossref API "exposes the metadata that members provide Crossref when they register their content with us. And it’s not just the bibliographic metadata either. Funding data, license information, full-text links, ORCID iDs, abstracts, and Crossmark updates, are all available, if included in members’ metadata."
  2. ROpenScience's Rentrez
  3. Elsevier Scopus APIs
  4. Dataverse API - R & Python Client

Event Organizer

Jamie Jamison
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Tim Dennis

Tim is the Director of the Library Data Archive  and a certified Software & Data Carpentry Instructor. He provides data and software support as part of the Data Archive service. Feel free to schedule an appointment.

Leigh Phan
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Data Science Center