Voyager, as of 7.0, does now have Bib and item level data through api access.
http://voyager.tcs.tulane.edu:7014/vxws/GetHoldingsService?bibId=1840071 On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 1:32 PM, Ryan Eby <ryan...@gmail.com> wrote: > It would probably be worth putting your findings on the code4lib wiki > if you end up getting very far. > > I had started a list awhile ago but never got around to getting more > info/completing it. Here's what I have so far based on talking with > people. The information may be out of date: > > Evergreen and Koha both have database access and various API's. Not > sure on the hosted liblime koha. > > Voyager > *Export > Built in. Can export Marc with bib, holdings and authorities records, > though marc is often mangled (from person i talked to). > *Database Access > Built in. Uses Oracle and also provides entity-relationship diagrams > and some pre-build "views" to help in development. Believe the oracle > license is also included in the base price. Access is read-only. > *API's and Web Services > Built in. z39 access, however with SQL access you could likely build > the API you need. > > Unicorn > * Export > Built in. MARC21 or flat file formats. Unicode support is available as an > extra. > * Database Access > Mixed. No access to the embedded Informix database by default; API > training is necessary for read-only access. Oracle is an extra option, > but that only gives you a read-only license. For write access, you > need a full Oracle license. SQL schema is supplied if you purchase API > training. > * API's and Web Services > Mixed. Z39.50 is offered (not sure if it's an extra). "API access" is > an extra - basically you pay for docs of Unix-like commands and the > ability to pay for API support if you screw up. API training also > gives you some access to the client/server wire protocol so you can > roll your own. No Web services. Utterly unusable XML API (it basically > wraps the wire protocol with no abstraction). > > Innovative > * Export > Built In. Can dump Marc or CSV files of specific field data > * Database Access > Extra. There is a Oracle option with an additional cost with the > default being a proprietary database without access. From what I've > heard the Oracle tables are not documented overly well. There also > appears to be mysql used for some data as well. > *API's and Web Services > Extra. Z39 is offered as a product. There used to be an XML server but > this appears to have been discontinued. There appears to be more web > services in the works though they also appear to be additional > products. XRecord is built in but doesn't easily allow access to > attached items given a bib > > eby > > > Anna Headley wrote: > >> > >> I am looking to find or create a shortlist of ILSes, open or > proprietary, > >> that provide API access to bibliographic and item-level data. I am > really > >> only looking for ILSes that are used by academic libraries. > >> > >> Do you know of any resources that might be helpful? I started with > >> Marshall Breeding's 2009 Perceptions report, but it doesn't include much > >> information about a given ILS. > >> > >> Or, do you use such an ILS in your library? > >> > >> So far my list is: Evergreen > >> > >> Thank you!! > >> Anna > >> > >> > > >