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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 22

This month’s big data newsletter opens with a description of the launch of the 2018 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science sponsored by the Russell Sage Foundation and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and held at Duke University in mid-June.. Meanwhile, SAGE is currently working with Nesta to organise a one day event in September 2018 […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 21

This month’s big data newsletter, viewable below, includes a recounting of the new Social Data Initiative that the Social Science Research Council and Facebook have launched alongside a variety of non-profit organizations. The newsletter also includes links to a trove of free accessible content, including a journal article on isomorphism through algorithms, a book chapter […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 20

In this month’s big data newsletter SAGE is offering readers something free! Through SAGE Campus, the newsletter is launching a free short course on big data for social scientists. Scroll through the newsletter below to learn more about this great opportunity to try out SAGE Campus offerings and see they can help your research (and […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 19

In this month’s big data newsletter, we open with a recounting of SAGE Publishing having co-hosted the first ever Social Science Foo Camp. The camp — ‘Foo’ stands for ‘Friends of O’Reilly,’ which with Facebook was also a host — is the first in a series of events that SAGE will be running as part […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 17

This month’s big data newsletter includes a trio of free resources for readers — a free article from Big Data & Society on challenges in administrative data linkage for research; a free chapter from the book The Data Revolution on “Conceptualising Data;” and a free case study titled “Collection, Storage, Protection, and Sharing Issues With […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 16

This month’s big data newsletter links to a conversation with Dr.. Jason Jackson, director of Jackson Research Institute, who explains that learning Python and “applying the programming language is the start of a new work effort.” He finds Python “the perfect fit for social scientists to be able to take command of their data and quickly […]

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Methods Minute Newsletter No. 8: Digital Methods

The latest edition of SAGE Publishing’s Methods Minute newsletter includes access to a free book chapter on web scraping and web crawlingdrawn from from Gabe Ignatow and Rada Mihalcea’s new book An Introduction to Text Mining: Research Design, Data Collection, and Analysis. To open the newsletter, click on the image below. To receive the Methods Minute by […]

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Methods Minute Newsletter No. 7: Big Data Research

Data munging is “the process of turning a data set with lot of junk in it into a nice clean data set.” So explain Syracuse University’s  Jeffrey S. Saltz and Jeffrey M. Stanton in their book An Introduction to Data Science, recently published by SAGE. Visit the latest Methods Minute newsletter, which focuses on big […]

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Big Data and Social Research Roundup No. 15

In addition to spotlighting the SAGE-sponsored panel on “Putting Big Data to ‘Good’ Use,” this month’s edition of the Big Data and Social Research Newsletter includes a trio of three free items for you similarly make good use of: a free journal article on “Algorithmic governance: Developing a research agenda through the power of collective […]

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