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On Sat, Oct 8, 2011 at 10:33 AM, Michel, Jason Paul <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> 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