I see your questions has been answered by referring you to the Python
tool, but just FYI a quick and dirty option is simply to use the advanced
search form (https://archive.org/advancedsearch.php) to choose the
collection you want, choose which fields you want returned (e.g.
"identifier"), and choose your output format (JSON, XML, CSV, etc.).
On 9/18/17, 3:37 PM, "Code for Libraries on behalf of Eric Lease Morgan"
<[log in to unmask] on behalf of [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Is there an Internet Archive API that will allow me to get the contents
>of a collection as a stream of data and not as a stream of HTML.
>A cool collection of early English print materials is available at the
>Each item is associated with an Internet Archive identifier. If I were
>able to easily extract these identifiers, then I would be more easily
>able to provide services based on the collection. But Iım lazy. I donıt
>want to read the HTML and scrape it accordingly. Ick! Iıd rather be given
>the list of bibliographics in a more computer-friendly way.
>Again, can I programmatically read the contents of a Internet Archive