7 Ways to Enhance Library Interfaces with OCLC Web Services

  • Karen A. Coombs, OCLC, librarywebchic@gmail.com

Code4Lib 2010 - Tuesday, February 23 - 11:40-12:00

OCLC Web Services such as xISSN, WorldCat Search API, WorldCat Identities, and the WorldCat Registry provide a variety of data which can be used to enhance and improve current library interfaces. This talk will discuss several simple ideas to improve current users interfaces using data from these services.

Javascript and PHP code to add journal of table of contents information, peer-reviewed journal designation, links to other libraries in the area with a book, also available …, and info about this author will be discussed.

Mashup Examples

Code Samples includes all demos (zip of version 1.0 code) Handout Explaining Code

Presentation (PPT)