Adventures in Babysitting: Web Scraping for Python and HTML Novices

Have you ever wanted to learn how to web scrape but you have no idea where to start? Do you know next to nothing about html? Participants will learn different approaches for scraping web data, parsing it, and extracting the desired content using the libraries Beautiful soup, requests and Selenium.

About Julia Piaskowski

Julia Piaskowski is a consulting statistician for the College of Agriculture at the University of Idaho. She is long-time R user, former SAS user, occasional C programmer, and novice python programmer. She has a B.S. in Molecular Biology, M.S. in Crop Science and PhD in Crop Science. She is passionate about supporting agriculture and agricultural research.