Jonathan Rochkind wrote:
> I have been using all four, and they seem to be working out. None of
> them are TOO too slow. But I haven't fully investigated or tracked
> for 'non-consistent performance', not sure what you mean there, just
> that sometimes it's slow?
Thanks. I guess by 'non-consistent performance' I mean sometimes slow,
or sometimes not working at all. We are currently using a commercial
cover service, but the response times are not very good so we are
looking at changing, and if we can cut out one more thing we pay for at
the same time, that wouldn't be a bad thing.
> All of those seem to work fairly well for me.
> There is another source of free _movie_ cover images, but I forget
> what it is and haven't investigated it yet. Also there are several
> sources for free musical album cover images, which likewise I haven't
> investigated yet but would like to.
> Edward M. Corrado wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> We are reevaluating our source of cover images. At this point I have
>> identified four possible sources of free images:
>> 1. Amazon
>> 2. Google Books
>> 3. LibraryThing
>> 4. OpenLibrary
>> I know that their is some question if the Amazon and Google books
>> images will allow this (although I've also yet to hear Amazon or
>> Google telling libraries that use their Web services for this to
>> cease and desist). However, besides that issue, has anyone noticed
>> any technical problems with any of these four? I'm especially
>> concerned about slow and/or non-consistent performance.