GDELTtools: Download, Slice, and Normalize GDELT V1 Event and Sentiment API Data

The GDELT V1 Event data set is over 41 GB now and growing 250 MB a month. The number of source articles has increased over time and unevenly across countries. This package makes it easy to download a subset of that data, then normalize that data to facilitate valid time series analysis.

Version: 1.7
Depends: R (≥ 4.0), utils
Imports: plyr, dplyr, datetimeutils, stringr
Suggests: testthat
Published: 2023-09-29
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.GDELTtools
Author: Stephen R. Haptonstahl, Thomas Scherer, Timo Thoms, and Patrick Wheatley
Maintainer: Stephen R. Haptonstahl <srh at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
CRAN checks: GDELTtools results


Reference manual: GDELTtools.pdf


Package source: GDELTtools_1.7.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): GDELTtools_1.7.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): GDELTtools_1.7.tgz, r-release (x86_64): GDELTtools_1.7.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): GDELTtools_1.7.tgz
Old sources: GDELTtools archive


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