That's an excellent idea. I'm thinking it can take
or &returnlink could be a full http://.. value.
My big worry is expired sessions. Any ideas how to solve that without
using a new-session URL?
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 3:03 PM, Jay Roos <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Whenever I decide whether to link from our catalog to something external, I
> always want to know how I bring the patron back once they've found something
> they're interested in. Do you have or have you considered a way to close the
> loop and bring someone who followed a link in the catalog back to the
> On 3/25/08, Tim Spalding <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > http://www.librarything.com/thingology/2008/03/first-cut-works-json-api.php
> > It's basically a riff on what Google did recently—a way to link to
> > LibraryThing if we have a book, and not if we don't. It also includes
> > copy and review counts, and the average rating. It takes ISBNs, LCCNs
> > and OCLC numbers.
> > Next up will be a JSON API into member books, so members can design
> > their own widgets and mash their library up with the contents of a
> > page.
> > It's all very beta, and my ears are wide open.
> > Tim
> > --
> > Check out my library at http://www.librarything.com/profile/timspalding
> Jay Roos
> Computer & Information Systems Coordinator
> Great River Regional Library
> 405 W. St. Germain
> St. Cloud, MN 56301
> (320) 650-2534
Check out my library at http://www.librarything.com/profile/timspalding