Excellent. Thanks so much for the insight. We're utilizing the HathiTrust
BibAPI as well
On 10/8/11 7:02 PM, "Bill Dueber" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>The HathiTrust BibAPI and DataAPIs are being used by several on this list
>(and by me behind the scenes on occasion, although I sometimes cheat
>the data are local). Based on our logs, the most common use is to use the
>BibAPI to check HT availability of an item already in someone's local
>On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Michel, Jason Paul
><[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> I'm a lurker on this listserv and am interested in gaining some insight
>> into your experiences of utilizing web service APIs in either an
>> library or public library setting.
>> I'm writing a book for ALA Editions on the use of Web Service APIs in
>> libraries. Each chapter covers a specific API by delineating the
>> technicalities of the API, discussing potential uses of the API in
>> settings, and step-by-step tutorials.
>> I'm already including examples of how my library (Miami University in
>> Oxford, Ohio) are utilizing these APIs but would like to give the reader
>> more examples from a variety of settings.
>> APIs covered in the book: Flickr, Vimeo, Google Charts, Twitter, Open
>> Library, LibraryThing, Goodreads, OCLC.
>> So, what are you folks doing with APIs?
>> Thanks for any insight!
>> Kind regards,
>> Jason Paul Michel
>> User Experience Librarian
>> Miami University Libraries
>> Oxford, Ohio 45044
>Library Systems Programmer
>University of Michigan Library