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Doing Digital Methods Paperback with Interactive eBook
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Doing Digital Methods Paperback with Interactive eBook



May 2019 | SAGE Publications Ltd

Get 12 months FREE access to the Digital Methods Manual (the abridged, interactive eBook that provides handy step-by-step guidance to your phone, tablet, laptop or reading device) when purchasing ISBN: 9781526487995 Paperback and & Interactive eBook*. The Digital Methods Manual will be live from September 2019.

Teaching the concrete methods needed to use digital devices, search engines and social media platforms to study some of the most urgent social issues of our time, this is the essential guide to the state of the art in researching the natively digital. With explanation of context and techniques and a rich set of case studies, Richard Rogers teaches you how to:

·         Build a URL list to discover internet censorship

·         Transform Google into a research machine to detect source bias

·         Make Twitter API outputs comprehensible and tell stories

·         Research Instagram to locate ‘hashtag publics’

·         Extract and fruitfully analyze Facebook posts, images and video

·         And much, much more

Designed with a suite of video tutorials and online tools as well as the Digital Methods Manual Interactive eBook, this is the guide to doing digital methods you have been waiting for.

*Interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook included as part of paperback and interactive eBook product. Access not guaranteed on second-hand copies (as access code may have previously been redeemed).


 
Preface: Before beginning digital methods
 
PART 1 BEGINNING DIGITAL METHODS
 
Chapter 1 Positioning digital methods
 
Chapter 2 Starting with query design
 
PART 2 DOING DIGITAL METHODS
 
Chapter 3 Issuecrawling: Mapping networks on the web
 
Chapter 4 URL fetching: Internet censorship research
 
Chapter 5 Website history: Screencast documentaries with the Internet Archive
 
Chapter 6 Search as research: Repurposing Google
 
Chapter 7 Cultural points of view: Comparing Wikipedia language versions
 
Chapter 8 Platform studies: Twitter as story-telling machine
 
Chapter 9 Memes or virals: Identifying engaging content on Facebook
 
Chapter 10 Cross-platform analysis: Co-linked, inter-liked and cross-hashtagged content
 
Chapter 11 Tracker analysis: Detection techniques for data journalism research
 
Chapter 12 Summarizing digital methods

A clearly written and authoritative guide to digital methods.

Dr Paul Demetriou-Crane
Education, Havering College of FE And HE
March 9, 2019

The book is a commendably practical handbook on digital methods which will provide many sources of inspiration for student projects.

Dr Brett Bligh
Department of Educational Research, Lancaster University
March 9, 2019

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 6: Search as Research - Repurposing Google


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ISBN: 9781526487995
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