A barcode scanning app for iPhone and iPad that makes use of the WorldCat Search API and WorldCat Registry APIs to show library materials availability and location.
iPhone app that lets you scan a barcode or enter a title, author, keyword, or ISBN in order search for books online, compare prices and also find books in local libraries through their use of the WorldCat Search API. Then once you find the item you want, you can contact to the local library through information provided by the WorldCat Registry APIs such as address, phone and URL.
Disc Tracker is a personal portable CD database. CDs are displayed ordered by album title, artist, music genre, and status. You can search for CDs in your collection, and enter a "loan status" to remember who you loaned the CD to or borrowed it from. A new CD can be entered automatically (enter UPC/EAN and remaining data is loaded from the internet) or manually. If you load the data from the internet, the CD 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.
ERIC provides Find in a Library links in records that contain an ISSN or ISBN. ERIC users navigate either to their institution’s holdings or to WorldCat.org for a list of the nearest libraries holding the resource.
|Jane Atwell, ERIC - Education Resources Information Center|
iBookshelf is your personal portable library reference. A comprehensive book database, created and continuously maintained through extensive feedback from readers. Application allows users to find libraries near them with a particular book based on information in the Worldcat Search API. Information about that library is and its location is then available to the user.
By scanning a book barcode or entering an ISBN, this application will quickly show you which books you should be reading and where you can buy or borrow them. Data on where to borrow books is based on the WorldCat Search API.
You’re in a strange city and need a nice, clean place to use the Internet and get the latest news. What do you do? Go to a local coffee shop? I said a nice, clean place. How about the library! Library Finder is perfect for you. Library Finder allows you to find libraries near you anywhere in the world.
Library Finder uses the WorldCat Registry API to identify libraries near a given location via latitude and longitude found in the Registry. Additionally, when available, it is uses the Registry API to display the contact information, website, and library type for a given library. The application also uses the HTML5 Geolocation API in supported browsers to determine where a user is. Finally Library Finder uses a CSS3 technique, Responsive Web Design, to make the website fully mobile friendly. (Supports FF6+, Safari, Chrome, or IE9+)
|JD Shipengrover, OCLC|
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.
Pic2Shop is a free Android or iPhone app that turns your phone into a barcode scanner. It lets you check and compare prices for thousands of items-and it now lets you see if a local library has the book you're interested in. Available for through the iTunes App store worldwide for all iPhone models or in the Android Marketplace for Android, Pic2Shop shows you library availability on the go.
PrimateLit is a free bibliographic database for primatology that relies on the WorldCat Registry for OpenURL recognition. This OpenURL recognition provides full text access to articles for any institution from any location.
|Sue Dentinger, University of Wisconsin – Madison|
RedLaser is an iPhone app that turns your phone into a barcode scanner. It lets you check and compare prices for items such as books, videos and more—and it now includes library materials results. As the #1 Paid Utility App in the iPhone App store, RedLaser reminds thousands of consumers of library availability through the convenience of their mobile phone.
Through the OpenURL Gateway in the WorldCat Registry, RefShare “owners” can change the OpenURL link in their shared folder to point to their up-to-date WorldCat Registry information. This means that RefShare viewers, from any WorldCat-registered university, can now be directed to their full-text access. Before the OpenURL Gateway, users from outside the instiutions could not be redirected.
|Colleen Stempien, RefWorks|
WriteCite.com is a site that helps undergraduate and upper secondary high school students create automatic citations online. It was founded by a university lecturer in response to the growth of internet-enabled and non-traditional information sources that still require referencing by today's students. Started in 2009, the site provides citations in APA, Harvard and MLA styles and features a free mobile version, iCite APA that is available for Apple iOS and Android devices.WriteCite provides a way to search the world’s library collections via the WorldCat Search API, as well as library lookup functionality with the WorldCat Registry API.
|Michael Hargreaves, MasterGraphics Pty Ltd|
Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. It lives right where you do your work — in the web browser itself. Zotero uses the WorldCat Registry's OpenURL Gateway as its default resolver. In many cases, it connects automatically to the resource on your campus.
|Trevor Owens, Center for History and New Media|
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