Comparison of Three Crawling Libraries for Providing Herbal Information Resources

Prasetyo, Vincentius Riandaru and Permana, Risqi Wahyu and Yunita, Oeke (2022) Comparison of Three Crawling Libraries for Providing Herbal Information Resources. In: 8th Information Technology International Seminar, 19-21 Oktober 2022, UPN Veteran Jawa Timur.

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The growth of the herbal market and its potential worldwide is closely related to the need for information about herbal plants. Various companies use this information to develop herbal products, one of which is PT Saka Farma Laboratories (Kalbe Consumer Health). This information is obtained through public websites such as,, and However, gathering this information takes a long time. One way that can be used in order to obtain information quickly is to use a crawling technique. Some of the crawling libraries often used are beautiful soup, selenium, and simple HTML dom. This study aimed to evaluate the crawling results of the beautiful soup, selenium, and simple HTML dom libraries. The websites used as crawl targets are,, and Evaluation is done by comparing the crawling results of the libraries used. Based on the results of the tests, the Beautiful Soup library is ideal for crawling the three targeted herbal information websites. However, the selenium library and simple HTML dom can get all the information from the website, while beautiful soup only gets some information

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Uncontrolled Keywords: herbal information, crawling, beautiful soup, selenium, simple_html_dom
Subjects: R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering > Department of Information Technology
Depositing User: Oeke Yunita, S.Si, M.Si. Apt (1161)
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2023 21:00
Last Modified: 08 Apr 2023 21:00

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