Download files for Internet Archive items.

ia_download(files, dir = ".", extended_name = TRUE, overwrite = FALSE,
  silence = FALSE)

Arguments

files

A data frame of files returned by ia_files. You should filter this data frame to download only the files that you actually want.

dir

The directory in which to save the downloaded files.

extended_name

If this argument is FALSE, then the downloaded file will have a filename in the following format: itemidentifier.extension, e.g., thedamnationofth00133gut.txt. If there are multiple files of the same file type for an item, then the file names will not be unique. If this argument is TRUE, them the downloaded file will have a filename in the following format: itemidentifier-original-filename.extension, e.g., thedamnationofth00133gut-133.txt.

overwrite

If TRUE, this function will download all files and overwrite them on disk if they have already been downloaded. If FALSE, then if a file already exists on disk it will not be downloaded again but other downloads will proceed normally.

silence

If false, print the item IDs as they are downloaded.

Value

A data frame including the file names of the downloaded files.

Examples

if (FALSE) { if (require(dplyr)) { dir <- tempdir() ia_get_items("thedamnationofth00133gut") %>% ia_files() %>% filter(type == "txt") %>% # download only the files we want ia_download(dir = dir, extended_name = FALSE) } }