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A #IGNCC14 Twitter Archive (Conference Days Only)

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The Fifth International Comics and Graphic Novels Conference took place in London 18- 20 July 2014. The official hashtag was #IGNCC14.

This .XLS file contains a dataset of Tweets tagged with #IGNCC14 (case not sensitive).

This file was created and shared by Ernesto Priego (Centre for Information Science, City University London) with a Creative Commons- Attribution license (CC-BY) for academic research and educational use.

The complete archive contains 1294 Tweets published publicly and tagged with #IGNCC14 between 18/07/2014 07:25:47 BST and 21/07/2014 10:17:15 BST.

The Tweets contained in this file were collected using Martin Hawksey’s TAGS 5.1.

This file contains 5 sheets:

Sheet 0. This 'Cite Me' sheet, including procedence of this file, citation information, information about its contents, the methods employed and some context.

Sheet 1. Complete #IGNCC14 Archive (Conference days only). 1294 Tweets, from 18/07/2014 07:25:47 BST to 21/07/2014 10:17:15 BST.

Sheet 2. Friday 18 July 2014. 469 Tweets, from 18/07/2014 07:25:47 BST to 18/07/2014 21:27:23 BST.

Sheet 3. Saturday 19 July 2014. 390 Tweets, from 19/07/2014 06:54:24 BST to 19/07/2014 18:01:05 BST.

Sheet 4. Sunday 20 July 2014. 433 Tweets, from 20/07/2014 01:41:11 BST to 21/07/2014 10:17:15 BST.

Collected under Local London, UK times. Times in GMT also included.

Only users with at least 2 followers were included in the archive. Retweets have been included. An initial automatic deduplication was performed. The data in this file has been manually organised and quantified into conference days.

Please note that both research and experience show that the Twitter search API isn't 100% reliable. Large tweet volumes affect the search collection process. The API might "over-represent the more central users", not offering "an accurate picture of peripheral activity" (González-Bailón, Sandra, et al. 2012). It is not guaranteed this file contains each and every Tweet tagged with #IGNCC14 during the indicated period, and is shared for comparative and indicative educational and research purposes only.

Please note the data in this file is likely to require further refining and even deduplication. The data is shared as is. The sharing of this dataset complied with Twitter's Developer Rules of the Road at the time of collection and sharing.

This dataset is shared to encourage open research into scholarly activity on Twitter. If you use or refer to this data in any way please cite and link back using the citation information above.