Library Archives Canada¶
Unfortunately Library Archives Canada doesn't provide access to machine-readable data through an API, so we have to resort to screen scraping.
Tools, tips, and examples¶
This notebook helps you extract the records of people from a specific country from the LAC 1915-1946 naturalisations database. There are numerous limitations and problems, including the fact that you can only get the first 2000 results. Women and children are not returned in a search by country, so the notebook makes an attempt to find and add them to the initial harvest. Here's an example harvest for 'China'.
Sherratt, Tim. (2019, November 21). GLAM-Workbench/library-archives-canada (Version v0.1.0). Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3549621