Ingredients

A good starting point is Roy Tennant’s list of library-related APIs at http://techessence.info/apis/
There is also a list from ELAG09 at http://sites.google.com/site/elag09mashupworkshop/Home/mashup-data-sources

Feel free to add to this list, or annotate any existing entries. In no particular order:

* WorldCat Search API http://www.worldcat.org/affiliate/tools?atype=wcapi
** Search WorldCat and receive bibliographic records for cataloged items, information about libraries that own the items and links to online catalog records when available.
* WorldCat Registry (institutions) http://www.worldcat.org/registry/Institutions
** WorldCat Registry Search http://www.worldcat.org/affiliate/tools?atype=regsearch
*** Retrieve basic information about multiple WorldCat institutions and consortia, based on profiles in the WorldCat Registry.
** WorldCat Registry Detail http://www.worldcat.org/affiliate/tools?atype=regdetail
*** Retrieve detailed information about a single institution or consortium, based on its profile in the WorldCat Registry.
* xISBN http://xisbn.worldcat.org/
** Retrieve a list of International Standard Book Numbers (ISBNs) associated with a submitted ISBN, allowing end users to review other editions of that item.
* xISSN http://xissn.worldcat.org/
** Get information about serials, including predecessor and successor and alternate ISSNs and titles.
* OpenURL Gateway http://www.worldcat.org/affiliate/tools?atype=openurlgateway
** Direct Web users to full text and other online resources at an appropriate library based on the user’s IP address.
* Cambridge University Library API Gateway http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/api
** Cambridge University Library has begun to document and where possible make publically available its API’s. The site is very much in ‘beta mode’ but all comments and suggestions are welcome!
* Registry of Copyright Evidence http://www.worldcat.org/copyrightevidence/registry/
* DLF / OCLC Registry of Digital Masters http://www.oclc.org/digitalregistry/default.htm
* Talis Ukbib store: http://api.talis.com/stores/ukbib/items
** Ukbib harry potter search: http://api.talis.com/stores/ukbib/items?query=harry+potter&max=…
** Holdings augment: http://api.talis.com/stores/holdings/services/augment?data-uri=http…
** Images augment: http://api.talis.com/stores/cnimages/services/augment?data-uri=http…
** Wikipedia augment: http://api.talis.com/stores/wikipedia/services/augment?data-uri=htt…
** Note: to check out the services available on a store just enter it’s base URI eg: http://api.talis.com/stores/ukbib
* Guardian Open Platform: http://www.guardian.co.uk/open-platform
* Guardian Data Store: http://www.guardian.co.uk/data-store
* LibraryThing APIs: http://www.librarything.com/api
* TicTocs – (journal table of contents information via RSS)
** TicToCs service http://www.tictocs.ac.uk/
** File of all TicToCs data http://www.tictocs.ac.uk/text.php
** OPML feeds for Journal feeds from TicToCs http://jopml.org/
* University of Huddersfield data:
** JISC MOSAIC Usage data api http://www.daveyp.com/blog/archives/953
** Usage data api http://www.daveyp.com/blog/archives/854
* Hoard.it – museum object data http://hoard.it/
* Museum mashup sources http://mashedmuseum.pbworks.com/Mashup+directory
* Jabbr – deciphers journal title abbreviations http://supportingcast.mannlib.cornell.edu/jabbr/
* JSTOR API http://dfr.jstor.org/api
* Amazon Product Advertising API – https://affiliate-program.amazon.co.uk/gp/advertising/api/detail/main.html?ie=UTF8&pf_rd_t=501&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_p=&pf_rd_s=assoc-right-1&pf_rd_r=&pf_rd_i=assoc_join_menu
* Sherpa/Romeo API (publisher self-archiving/OA policies) – http://www.sherpa.ac.uk/romeo/api.html
* National Sz̩ch̩nyi Library as linked data Рhttp://nektar.oszk.hu/wiki/Semantic_web
* Libris (Swedish National Catalogue) as linked data – http://blog.libris.kb.se/semweb/?p=7
* Ghent University Academic Bibliography (Institutional repository) as linked data – http://www.mail-archive.com/public-lod@w3.org/msg03577.html

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