I didn't put in links for RIS-type formats because, I think, I don't really
understand the semantics of the <link> tag. The RIS output for a record is a
tiny percentage of what's in a record -- is it really "another
representation" or is it a different "thing" altogether?
On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 3:45 AM, Ed Summers <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Nice work Bill! I particularly like your use of the <link> element to
> enable auto-discovery of these resources:
> <link rel="canonical" href="/Record/005550418">
> <link rel="alternate" type="application/marc" href="/Record/005550418.mrc"
> <link rel="alternate" type="application/marc+xml"
> href="/Record/005550418.xml" >
> <link rel="alternate" href="/Record/005550418.rdf"
> type="application/rdf+xml" />
> Did you shy away from adding the RIS and Refworks formats as links
> because it wasn't clear what MIME type to use?
> I'd be interested in helping flesh out the RDF a bit if you are interested.
> On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 4:07 PM, Bill Dueber <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Many of you just saw Albert Betram of the University of Michigan
> > talk at #c4l10 about HathiTrust APIs available to anyone interested. One
> > these, the BibAPI, was formed mostly by me on the basis of "Imaginary
> > Needs," not actual use cases. Anyone who has use cases that aren't
> > well-covered by the existing BibAPI should drop me a line and let me
> > This is also a good time to mention that catalog.hathitrust.org (and
> > mirlyn.lib.umich.edu) support some limited export facilities by adding
> > extension to a record URL. SO...
> > http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/005550418 Link to the
> > page
> > http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/005550418.marc MARC21 binary
> > http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/005550418.xml MARC-XML
> > http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/005550418.ris RIS tagged format
> > http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/005550418.refworks Refworks tagged
> > format
> > http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/005550418.rdf Perfunctory RDF
> > document
> > I'd love help getting the RDF more fleshed out, btw.
> > Again -- if you need anything else, or if you, say, wrap a nice jQuery
> > plugin around the BibAPI, please let me know!
> > -Bill-
> > Bill Dueber
> > Library Systems Programmer
> > University of Michigan Library
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