It’s time to talk a bit about Bibliographica , a new project of the Open Knowledge Foundation. Bibliographica is designed to make it easier for scholars and researchers to share and collect information about work in their field. It provides an open source software platform to create and share semantically rich information about publications, authors and their works.
Note that this does go from actions that might be best classified as 'triage' into actual curation and processing of the data but I'm going to stick with this title for now. Datasets for the JISC Open Bibliography project ¶ MARC interchange records from Cambridge University library (CUL) ~180,000 records
DBpedia is a crowd-sourced community effort to extract structured information from Wikipedia and to make this information available on the Web.
The xISSN Web service supplies ISSNs and other information associated with serial publications represented in WorldCat.
xISBN API Overview The xISBN API provides a set of methods corresponding to a single, known ISBN value.
Goodreads OCLC and Goodreads , the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations, have teamed up to provide greater visibility on the Web for public libraries.
Since previous posts about linking to WorldCat Identities are getting out of date, here's a summary of the current API. There are several ways of linking to Identities: Directly to the pages themselves OpenURL NameFinder searches SRU searches
Note: This API has been deprecated and will be phased out in summer 2010. Please use the Bib API instead. HathiTrust partners (and other interested parties) need a way to get information unique to HathiTrust (handle data, rights information) into their own systems.
The DBpedia data set can be accessed online via a SPARQL query endpoint and as Linked Data. 1. Querying DBpedia
Open Library has developed a suite of APIs to help developers get up and running with our data.