Mike, Thanks for the feedback! That does sound (to me) like something we should fix - I'm looking into it.
All the best, Will On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 5:15 PM, KREYCHE, MICHAEL <mkrey...@kent.edu> wrote: > Will-- > > Please see what you can do about https access to the GBS api. > > http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/booksearch-apis/thread?fid=3916426dca77fa5200047e2911dc75c5&hl=en > > Mike > -- > Michael Kreyche > Systems Librarian / Associate Professor > Libraries and Media Services > Kent State University > 330-672-1918 > >> -----Original Message----- >> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:code4...@listserv.nd.edu] On >> Behalf Of Will Brockman >> Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2010 5:02 PM >> To: CODE4LIB@LISTSERV.ND.EDU >> Subject: [CODE4LIB] Conference followup; open position at >> Google Cambridge >> >> As a first-time Code4Lib attendee, let me say thanks for a fun >> conference - a very interesting and creative group of people! >> >> A question I posed to some of you in person, and would love to hear >> more answers to: What are you doing with Google Books? Do you have a >> new way of using that resource? Are there things you'd like to do >> with it that aren't possible yet? >> >> Also, a couple of people asked if Google is hiring. Not only are we >> hiring large numbers of software engineers, but we're now seeking a >> librarian / software developer (below). I'm happy to take questions >> about either. >> >> All the best, >> Will >> brock...@google >> >> >> Metadata Analyst >> >> Google Books is looking for a hybrid librarian/software developer to >> help us organize all the world's books. This person would work >> closely with software engineers and librarians on a variety of tasks, >> ranging from algorithm evaluation to designing and implementing >> improvements to Google Books. >> >> Candidates should have: >> * An MLS or MLIS degree, ideally with cataloguing experience >> * Programming experience in Python, C++, or Java >> * Project management experience a plus, but not required >> >> This position is full-time and based in Cambridge, MA. >> >