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Thanks --- let me do some "query refinement" then -- does anybody know of
examples where record metadata (e.g., MARCXML or DC) is returned as an
OpenSearch response?  [ If I understand the proposed Worldcat API correctly,
OpenSearch is used only for pre-formatted citations in HTML. ]

 - Godmar

On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 12:54 AM, Roy Tennant <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I believe WorldCat qualifies, although the API is not yet ready for general
> release (but soon):
>
> <http://worldcat.org/devnet/index.php/SearchAPIDetails>
>
> Roy
>
>
> On 6/23/08 6/23/08  8:55 PM, "Godmar Back" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > are there any examples of functioning OpenSearch interfaces to library
> > catalogs or library information systems?
> >
> > I'm specifically interested in those that not only advertise a text/html
> > interface to their catalog, but who include OpenSearch response elements.
> > One example I've found is Evergreen; though it's not clear to what extent
> > this interface is used or implemented. For instance, their demo
> > installation's OpenSearch description advertises an ATOM feed, but what's
> > returned doesn't validate. (*)
> >
> > Are there other examples deployed (and does anybody know applications
> that
> > consume OpenSearch feeds?)
> >
> >  - Godmar
> >
> > (*) See, for instance:
> >
> http://demo.gapines.org/opac/extras/opensearch/1.1/PINES/atom-full/keyword/?se
> > archTerms=music&startPage=&startIndex=&count=&searchLang
> > which is not a valid ATOM feed:
> >
> http://validator.w3.org/feed/check.cgi?url=http%3A%2F%2Fdemo.gapines.org%2Fopa
> >
> c%2Fextras%2Fopensearch%2F1.1%2FPINES%2Fatom-full%2Fkeyword%2F%3FsearchTerms%3
> > Dmusic%26startPage%3D%26startIndex%3D%26count%3D%26searchLang
> >
>
> --
>