Tag Archives: APIs

Importing your Goodreads & Accessing them with Open Library’s APIs

by Mek Today Joe Alcorn, founder of readng, published an article (https://joealcorn.co.uk/blog/2020/goodreads-retiring-API) sharing news with readers that Amazon’s Goodreads service is in the process of retiring their developer APIs, with an effective start date of last Tuesday, December 8th, 2020. The topic stirred discussion among developers and book lovers alike, making the front-page of the […]

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Announcing a new Read API

One of the goals of Open Library is to make it easy to share bibliographic data. While we’ve had various APIs available from the very beginning and have made bulk data dumps available since forever, there is always room for improvement. We’re working on 2 new APIs at the moment, and today, we released a […]

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KohaCon10 & our API

I’ve just returned from a trip to Wellington where I presented about Open Library to the people assembled at KohaCon10. I had a lovely time meeting everyone involved, and was thoroughly impressed by the community that surrounds this 10 year old, successful open source project. A hearty congratulations to everyone involved! At the end of […]

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API with RDF/XML output available

It is now possible to access Open Library book metadata in an RDF/XML format. The access is through the RESTful API.

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