Third-Party Resources

Using data

Collecting data

​Best practices for data collection from Inspect Element
​Finding undocumented APIs from Inspect Element
​Automatic DocumentCloud scraping which requires a verified MuckRock account. If you don't have one, you can use ours! Reach out.

Processing data

​Crosswalker is for joining columns of text data that don’t match perfectly.
​CJWorkbench, a spreadsheet-like program with powerful tools for data journalism.
​PDF processing and OCR from Chad Day for NICAR

Learning Python

​Consuming APIs with Python from Realpython