Xsearch is a LIBRIS exclusive lightweight API. With Xsearch, it is possible to retrieve records from LIBRIS in a number of different formats. The Xsearch API is based on http calls that return either XML or text, depending on the chosen format. All formats are encoded in UTF-8. The basic URL for Xsearch is http://libris.kb.se/xsearch, to which the following parameters can be added.
Georgia Tech Libraries broke ground and made considerable headway on “the Communicat”: a content management system designed to improve access to the library’s collections (including records from the catalog, institutional repository and other source
This article describes the uncertain future of the online catalog, and the tension that exists between creating a cataloging code that meets user needs while adhering to principles deemed important by the cataloging community. Underscoring this tension