Looks good. For the RefWorks output I wonder if you would consider supporting the RefWorksXML format instead/aswell as the RefWorks tagged format here - we've found this to be richer than the tagged output in the TELSTAR project ( We've also developed some stuff for the Moodle virtual learning environment which automatically parses RefWorksXML (see for a demo), so I've got a particular interest in getting the data in that format :)


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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Dueber [mailto:[log in to unmask]] 
> Sent: 23 February 2010 21:08
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [CODE4LIB] HathiTrust API
> Many of you just saw Albert Betram of the University of 
> Michigan Libraries talk at #c4l10 about HathiTrust APIs 
> available to anyone interested. One of these, the BibAPI, was 
> formed mostly by me on the basis of "Imaginary User Needs," 
> not actual use cases. Anyone who has use cases that aren't 
> well-covered by the existing BibAPI should drop me a line and 
> let me know.
> This is also a good time to mention that (and
> support some limited export facilities 
> by adding an extension to a record URL. SO...
>       Link to 
> the Hathitrust
> page
>  MARC21 binary
>   RIS tagged format
> Refworks tagged format
>   Perfunctory RDF
> document
> I'd love help getting the RDF more fleshed out, btw.
> Again -- if you need anything else, or if you, say, wrap a 
> nice jQuery plugin around the BibAPI, please let me know!
>  -Bill-
> Bill Dueber
> Library Systems Programmer
> University of Michigan Library

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