Anyone have some good resources about tools for gathering book cover images? I'm building that into our next catalog update, which uses Blacklight, but I'm not necessarily looking for Rails-only approaches. My questions are more general:
What sources are out there? (ex. Google Books, amazon)
Making it work?
I'm trying out Google Books at the moment, just making a call to their API. This can be asynchronously and loaded after the rest of the page, or cached, perhaps even store the url in solr or a database table?
I am trying out a Google Books gem, which is just a wrapper for the api.
Thanks in advance,
Systems and Digital Collections Librarian
Library + Archives
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
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