On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 11:16 AM, Jonathan Rochkind <rochk...@jhu.edu> wrote:
> Interesting, does their link resolver API do article-level links, or just
> journal title level links?
>
> I/you/one could easily write a plugin for Umlaut for their API, would be an
> interesting exersize.

I think it would also be interesting to make the data available for
download/reuse, if possible.

-Ross.
>
> On 2/17/2011 1:18 AM, Markus Fischer wrote:
>>
>> The cheapest and best A to Z list i know is the german EZB:
>>
>>
>> http://rzblx1.uni-regensburg.de/ezeit/index.phtml?bibid=AAAAA&colors=7&lang=en
>>
>> This list is maintained by hunderds of libraries. You just mark those
>> journals you have licensed and that's it.
>>
>> Not very widely known: they do also provide an API which you can use as
>> a free linkresolver. There are free tools you can plug into this API and
>> you've got your linkresolver.
>>
>> The list is incredible accurate and you'll have almost no effort: any
>> change made by one library is valid for all.
>>
>> Let me know if you need more information.
>>
>> Markus Fischer
>>
>> Am 16.02.2011 22:18, schrieb Michele DeSilva:
>>>
>>> Hi Code4Lib-ers,
>>>
>>> I want to chime in and say that I, too, enjoyed the streaming archive
>>> from the conference.
>>>
>>> I also have a question: my library has a horribly antiquated A to Z list
>>> of databases and online resources (it's based in Access). We'd like to do
>>> something that looks more modern and is far more user friendly. I found a
>>> great article in the Code4Lib journal (issue 12, by Danielle Rosenthal&
>>> Mario Bernado) about building a searchable A to Z list using Drupal. I'm
>>> also wondering what other institutions have done as far as in-house
>>> solutions. I know there're products we could buy, but, like everyone else,
>>> we don't have much money at the moment.
>>>
>>> Thanks for any info or advice!
>>>
>>> Michele DeSilva
>>> Central Oregon Community College Library
>>> Emerging Technologies Librarian
>>> 541-383-7565
>>> mdesi...@cocc.edu
>

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