Jason, Kevin and Brian, thank you very much. Very useful information which
I surprisingly have no idea about.
Will stop wasting my time around Primo and will have a look at your
Really appreciate your help!
On 15 February 2014 01:31, Brian Riley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Marwah,
> You may also find the Opensource Umlaut framework useful. It's a Rails app
> that acts as a delivery aggregation system. You can configure your own
> connections to various library resources (e.g SFX, PubMed, HathiTrust,
> etc.) and even build your own adapters to services that are not included in
> the default installation.
> Hope this helps.
> > On Feb 13, 2014, at 21:00, "Marwah Khaled H Alaofi" <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I'm studying at the Faculty of IT at Monash University in Melbourne,
> > Australia, currently for a masters degree in IT.
> > My research interest is in the applications of data mining and
> > retrieval in education and for my masters
> > thesis I chose to investigate ways to personalise library search results
> > for coursework students.
> > My procedure is based on getting query-dependent results from Monash
> > Library Exlibris Primo as complete records (i.e
> > with metadata) and work from there to enhance the degree of relevance.
> > In order for me to test my hypothesis I need to be able to use the API
> > fetch query-dependent results.
> > I've asked for access from Monash Library but it is somehow taking so
> > I was told that the API is
> > restricted by the IP and that it is not likely I will be granted access.
> > Well, I'm wondering if you could perhaps direct me to
> > any educational library where Primo is used, preferably university
> > and of which I can obtain an access to the API. If that is not likely to
> > happen (or not possible in a limited time frame) I'd alternatively change
> > my testing environment and look for another digital library system that
> > be easily accessed through a flexible API. I'll be glad to hear from you!
> > It's a very important step in my research and any insights or
> > recommendation will be highly appreciated.
> > Thanks all,
> > Cheers,
> > Marwa