Excellent work as always. Thanks!
On 10/13/11 5:33 PM, "Will Kurt" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>I always think that Brown's FreeCite api is under utilized.
>It's far from perfect, but I'm sure more use could be made of it.
>A few months back I threw together a copy/paste citation look-up with it:
>Of course I don't think anyone is really making use of it, but I've
>also done nothing to really promote it either ;)
>Good luck with the book!
>On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 10:33 AM, Michel, Jason Paul <[log in to unmask]>
>> Hello all,
>> I'm a lurker on this listserv and am interested in gaining some insight
>>into your experiences of utilizing web service APIs in either an
>>academic library or public library setting.
>> I'm writing a book for ALA Editions on the use of Web Service APIs in
>>libraries. Each chapter covers a specific API by delineating the
>>technicalities of the API, discussing potential uses of the API in
>>library settings, and step-by-step tutorials.
>> I'm already including examples of how my library (Miami University in
>>Oxford, Ohio) are utilizing these APIs but would like to give the reader
>>more examples from a variety of settings.
>> APIs covered in the book: Flickr, Vimeo, Google Charts, Twitter, Open
>>Library, LibraryThing, Goodreads, OCLC.
>> So, what are you folks doing with APIs?
>> Thanks for any insight!
>> Kind regards,
>> Jason Paul Michel
>> User Experience Librarian
>> Miami University Libraries
>> Oxford, Ohio 45044