Current bibliometrics project is in a humanities/social sciences area (not typically my specialty). I'm looking for book descriptions for maybe ~1000 books. Even if I could automate filling in a few more of these, I would be happy. I could scrape a catalog page, but that might be frowned upon. I could also download the free MARC files from LoC, but that's way too much. We (JHA) don't maintain a cataloging subscription to WorldCat (JHE - our parent org, I'm sure must). OpenLibrary appears to not have descriptions.
Thanks in advance for any help!
Christina K. Pikas, BS, MLS, PhD
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
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