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Using Python to Search and Retrieve Data from the Elsevier Scopus Database In-Person

Using Python to Search and Retrieve Data from the Elsevier Scopus Database 

Mode: In-person, Rodgers Library, Scholar’s Station 

Date: Thursday, September 29, 3:00-4:45 PM 

Registration Required: Yes 

Participants in this workshop utilize Python to retrieve citation data from the Scopus API. In addition to working with the Pybliometrics wrapper for accessing the Scopus API, participants will learn to do the following: 

  1. Install and explore Pybliometrics. 

  1. Query the Scopus API programmatically. 

  1. Utilize loops to automate data extraction. 

  1. Use the Pandas library to compile and perform basic data analysis. 

Some prior experience with Python is recommended. An introductory workshop will be offered on Thursday, September 22 at 3:00 pm in the Bruno Library. Please try and pre-register for a Scopus API Key: https://dev.elsevier.com/. Keep API Keys private to you only (i.e., treat it as a password). 

About your instructors: 

Vincent Scalfani, Chemistry and Informatics Librarian, Rodgers Library for Science and Engineering. vfscalfani@ua.edu. Lance Simpson, Assessment Librarian, Bruno Business Library, lsimpson@ua.edu

Related LibGuide: Informatics Research and Services by Vincent Scalfani

Date:
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time:
3:00pm - 4:45pm
Time Zone:
Central Time - US & Canada (change)
Location:
Scholars' Station - Rodgers Library
Event Type :
Workshop
Categories:
  Research Data Services (Open Session)  
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Session Organizer

Vincent Scalfani
Lance Simpson

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