Thank you Cary! Amy
On Tue, Mar 24, 2015 at 5:06 PM, Cary Gordon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> It mostly depends on your ILS and whether you can query it by API or
> directly through the database, or whether you need to go through the web
> interface, or use a search engine. There is no lightweight,
> on-size-fits-all solution that will work on any system.
> Of course if you are all WorldCat libraries — as PCC and LBCC appear to be
> — then that might be your best bet. WorldCat has a broad set of APIs.
> > On Mar 24, 2015, at 3:07 PM, Amy Hofer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Hello Code4Lib,
> > A Linn-Benton Community College librarian took a bookstore data dump and
> > searched each title in the ILS and in their vendor database to find out
> > whether ebook access was already available or could be purchased. I'm
> > interested in whether it's possible to write a script to automate this
> > process that could be used at any school, regardless of ILS or vendor.
> > can read more about her project here:
> > http://openoregon.org/linn-benton-campus-report/
> > Has anyone created something like this?
> > Any advice if I were to contract with a programmer to create it?
> > Thanks in advance!
> > Amy
> > --
> > Amy Hofer
> > Coordinator, Statewide Open Education Library Services
> > openoregon.org
> > 971-722-6482
> > PCC Southeast Library Room 206
> > 2305 SE 82nd Ave
> > Portland, OR 97216
Coordinator, Statewide Open Education Library Services
PCC Southeast Library Room 206
2305 SE 82nd Ave
Portland, OR 97216