Jonathan Rochkind wrote:
> Karen Coyle wrote:
>> The OL only has full text links, but the link goes to a page at the
>> Internet Archive that lists all of the available formats. I would
>> prefer that the link go directly to a display of the book, and offer
>> other formats from there (having to click twice really turns people
>> off, especially when they are browsing). So unfortunately, other than
>> "full text" there won't be more to say.
> In an API, it would be _optimal_ if you'd reveal all these links, tagged
> with a controlled vocabulary of some kind letting us know what they are,
> so the client can decide for itself what to do with them (which may not
> even be immediately showing them to any user at all, but may be
> analyzing them for some other purpose).
Even better, for those of us who have multiple formats of full text (TEI
XML, HTML, ePub, original PDF, reflowed PDF, etc) expose multiple URLs
to the full text, differentiated using the mime-type.
http://www.nzetc.org/ New Zealand Electronic Text Centre
http://researcharchive.vuw.ac.nz/ Institutional Repository