NCRM Videos



Web scraping and Covid-19: Example 2

Diarmuid McDonnell

05-10-2021

In this video, Dr Diarmuid McDonnell demonstrates a simple web scraping example: downloading files stored on a web page using Python. He uses an example from his research area, charitable organisations, to show how to identify a file on a web page, request it and then download and save it in the machine locally.