[LibX] Adding 360 Search to LibX

Godmar Back godmar at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 09:55:12 PDT 2011


I've created a prototype that uses the XML API (for COinS resolution etc.)
Unfortunately, it seems to have a bit of a step-child status at
Serials Solutions - it's not very reliable, one quickly gets errors
etc., in particular when querying several items in a row, such as when
processing Coins on a page.

As Jonathan points out, to integrate Link/360 you don't need the API.
But, it'll be beneficial. For LibX 2.0, we integrate a "preview"
feature where you can see results directly in the search popup. This
will be pluggable, but so far we only have support for Summon in it.

 - Godmar


On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 12:47 PM, Jonathan Rochkind <jonathan at dnil.net> wrote:
> I don't think you should need the API for that, just the template for 'deep
> link' URLs for searches in the ordinary HTML interface, right?
>
> On Jun 23, 2011, at 4:39 PM, Stephen Francoeur wrote:
>
>> Has anyone ever used the API from Serials Solutions’ 360 Search in LibX?
>> I’d like to add our federated search from 360 Search as a search option to
>> my library’s toolbar.
>>
>> http://www.serialssolutions.com/discovery/360-search/xml-api/
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