LouFind uses the WorldCat Search API—including citation—and the WorldCat Registry to find libraries near Brandeis. It helps users determine who holds the book, and provides detailed location information on each library, which is then fed to the Google Maps API. LouFind is a local implementation of VuFind which is written in PHP.
|Greg McClellan, Brandeis University|
Imagine having an Ohio history expert and research librarian in your pocket. You can stroll through Oberlin's campus and view Carnegie Library postcards from the 1930s. Or visit Grandview Heights High School and see a yearbook page from 1985. Read stories of Confederate soldiers escaping from the Union penitentiary in Columbus. Or explore the shores of Lake Erie and read current research about its unique ecosystems of fish and wildlife.
Institutions like the Library of Congress, the State Library of Ohio, and the Ohio Historical Society have made digital reproductions of culturally significant photographs, documents, and recordings freely available over the Internet. The mapFINDS Ohio app will use OCLC's WorldCat Search web services to present these materials to you based on their location and search criteria. It will also provide you the ability to mark favorite items of interest, enhancing your later searches.
The mapFINDS Ohio app was created by OCLC staff as an entry for eTech Ohio's Mobile Apps Development Contest.
|Steven Huwig, OCLC|
MarcEdit is a free metadata editing suite that provides integration with a number of OCLC webservices and APIs. Currently, the program makes use of OCLC's Classify and FAST web services to provide automatic batch classification and description of bibliographic records. Additionally, MarcEdit makes use of the WorldShare Platforms WorldCat Search API and Metadata API to provide batch support for holdings management and bibliographic record editing of data found in WorldCat directly from within MarcEdit.
|Terry Reese, Ohio State University|
MindView is a a mind-mapping tool tailored to suit the needs of students in an academic environment produced by MatchWare. MindView enhances an individual’s ability to visually brainstorm, organize and present ideas. Known for its award-winning Microsoft Office integration (PC Magazine Editor’s Choice), this mind-mapping software lets users be more productive by turning ideas into action faster than ever before. Now thanks to the integration of library holdings through the WorldCat Search API, MindView also connects users to their local libraries and provides citation information for library materials, based on WorldCat data.
|Ulrik Merrild, MatchWare|
How many times have you loved a song, knew a few lyrics, but didn't know the title or the artist? MusiCLoud matches you to the music by searching on the words you remember, then returns matches to cds, books and more freely available in nearby libraries. This app uses the WorldCat Search API to pull in albums related to the song's lyrics that are available in a nearby library.
The initial idea for this app came from the WorldCat Mashathon Boston in September 2010.
|Wendy Bossons, MIT|
MyBoxOffice is a personal movie database designed to keep track of your personal DVD and VHS collection. Movie data can automatically get pulled from the internet to provide title, genre, and the movie cover image when you provide the UPC code. Movie data can also be entered manually. Application allows users to find libraries near them with a particular movie based on information in the Worldcat Search API. Information about that library is and its location is then available to the user.
My Library keeps all the information about your personal media collection at your fingertips. Separate tabs are available to display your books, movies, and compact discs, all ordered conveniently by title. You can search for items in your library, and enter a "loan status" to remember who you loaned the item to or borrowed it from. A new item can be entered automatically (enter ISBN, EAN, or UPC and remaining data is loaded from the internet) or manually. If you load the data from the internet, the item's cover image is loaded as well. Application allows users to find libraries near them with a particular CD based on information in the Worldcat Search API. Information about that library is and its location is then available to the user.
This application takes first and last name and returns a list of matching authorized names along with a set of subject headings for the items each author has written. If a non-authorized name is entered, the results will point the user to the main authorized form of the name. When the results are both the name as well as the authorized subject terms associated with the works written by the author are displayed.
|Eric Lease Morgan, Notre Dame|
|NCSU Expand Your Search - Libraries Worldwide||
This application adds a section in the North Caroline State University Libraries catalog which shows the number of items in libraries worldwide which match the criteria submitted by the searcher and links the searcher to see these results within NCSU's WorldCat Local.
|Emily Lynema, NCSU|
|Netflix at my Library||
Karen mashed up a Netflix queue feed with library holdings. It takes the RSS feed from Netflix (using a title search from the WorldCat Search API with a DVD limit), and then asks for the specific item. Pretty simple but it underscores for the average public library user: the library often has new, timely movies. As fast or faster than Netflix. See the screen view as a wmv.
|Karen Coombs, OCLC|
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