(This page will be augmented the week of May 6.)
Many projects involve text mining, and they need to go far beyond Chapter 20 and the homework assignments for the course. I have put together specific resources on text mining, including examples, discussions, and R code for particular purposes.
Text Mining Material This page is mandatory for anyone doing a TM project. Finding the right guides can save huge amounts of time and frustation.
Here is a page on web scraping. Not all text-mining projects need to scrape their own data, but it is the only way to get the latest information. Scraping Twitter and other web sources.