18 March 2008

Adding Google Book covers to the catalogue

A few have been blogging about the Google Book API and adding book covers to your library catalogue.

Techxplorer, LibraryThing

Ex Libris has also published a press release on integrating them with links to 'about this book' pages into their suite of products.

The following blog post highlights a challenge that will be encountered for institutional sites where all traffic appears to be coming from the same IP address.

Implementing the Google Book Search API at Library Wageningen UR at WoW! Wouter on the Web

Update: blog post from OUseful Info