LexisNexisTools: Working with Files from 'LexisNexis'

My PhD supervisor once told me that everyone doing newspaper analysis starts by writing code to read in files from the 'LexisNexis' newspaper archive (retrieved e.g., from <http://www.nexis.com/> or any of the partner sites). However, while this is a nice exercise I do recommend, not everyone has the time. This package takes TXT files downloaded from the newspaper archive of 'LexisNexis', reads them into R and offers functions for further processing.

Version: 0.2.3
Depends: R (≥ 3.5.0)
Imports: data.table (≥ 1.10.4.3), methods (≥ 3.3.0), parallel (≥ 3.3.0), pbapply (≥ 1.3.4), quanteda (≥ 1.1.0), stats (≥ 3.3.0), stringdist (≥ 0.9.4.0), stringi (≥ 1.1.7), tibble (≥ 1.4.0), utils (≥ 3.3.0)
Suggests: corpustools, covr, diffobj, dplyr, RSQLite, testthat, tidytext, tm, kableExtra, knitr, pdftools, rmarkdown, spelling, striprtf
Published: 2019-07-09
Author: Johannes Gruber [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Johannes Gruber <j.gruber.1 at research.gla.ac.uk>
BugReports: https://github.com/JBGruber/LexisNexisTools/issues
License: GPL-3
URL: https://github.com/JBGruber/LexisNexisTools
NeedsCompilation: no
Language: en-GB
Citation: LexisNexisTools citation info
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: LexisNexisTools results

Downloads:

Reference manual: LexisNexisTools.pdf
Vignettes: Basic Usage
Package source: LexisNexisTools_0.2.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: LexisNexisTools_0.2.3.zip, r-release: LexisNexisTools_0.2.3.zip, r-oldrel: LexisNexisTools_0.2.2.zip
OS X binaries: r-release: LexisNexisTools_0.2.3.tgz, r-oldrel: LexisNexisTools_0.2.3.tgz
Old sources: LexisNexisTools archive

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