How does this compare to Zetoc at Mimas, which also provides RSS feeds
for journal ToCs?
On Thu, 12 Feb 2009, Boheemen, Peter van wrote:
> This is great !!! But don't forget the API !
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> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> Bucknell, Terry
> Sent: woensdag 11 februari 2009 23:12
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> Subject: [CODE4LIB] ticTOCs makes its data available to developers
> As you may know, ticTOCs is a project funded by JISC in the UK to create
> a single, freely available source of RSS feeds for tables of contents -
> see http://www.tictocs.ac.uk/ . Our database now contains over 12,000
> journals from over 430 publishers. Up until now the only way to get
> feeds out of ticTOCs has been to use our web interface to search for
> feeds and then export them as an OPML file, or one at a time to a feed
> reader of your choice.
> We are working on creating APIs to let groups like the code4lib
> community extract our data in more flexible ways, but it has been
> pointed out to us - see
> y-pretty-please/ - that all you really need (at least at first) is a
> simple tab-delimited file that contains titles, ISSNs, and feed URIs for
> all of the journals in tocTOCs. We now provide precisely this at
> We hope that you will use this data to populate your catalog, A-Z
> journals list or whatever with RSS feed icons/links, or embedded TOCs.
> We look forward to the day when SFX, SerialsSolutions and the like are
> all using our data!
> Although the project phase of ticTOCs is very nearly at end end, we are
> confident that we are very close to ensuring that the future of ticTOCs
> is assured for at least the next three years, and will continue to be
> Share and enjoy.
> Terry Bucknell
> Electronic Resources Manager
> Sydney Jones Library
> University of Liverpool
> Chatham St, PO Box 123
> Liverpool, L69 3DA, UK
> Tel: +44 (0)151 794 2692
> Fax: +44 (0)151 794 2681