From: "Steve Edberg" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Perhaps the Library of Congress?? > > http://www.loc.gov/z3950/ > > You could hack the web interface, but it would be more efficient to > query the database directly using the Z.39.50 stateful protocol: see > > http://lcweb.loc.gov/z3950/gateway.html#about > and > http://www.niso.org/standards/resources/Z3950_Resources.html > > among other places. You could probably write a pretty decent > interface using PHP's socket functions, but it would be more > efficient to write a PHP extension for it - depending on how intense > your searches were. That was on my to-do list for a project a few > years ago, but I'm no longer working on that.
It seems that you are or have been a librarian. Have you ever tried http://php.net/yaz ? -Egon -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]