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.
|BookMinder Android App||
This prototype Android app uses the WorldCat Search API to get citations and nearby libraries for books. Users can scan a barcode or search for a title either by a keyword search or using the device’s support for voice recognition. Users can then select items to add to their personalized list of things. The mobile device’s GPS tells the app where the user is and the app uses that information and the Search API to find nearby libraries.
|Bruce Washburn, OCLC Research|
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.
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|
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|
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.
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.
T and Biscuits, based in South London, U.K., created a mobile reference app, ReferenceME, that has been a Top 10 Educational App Download on the iTunes store as well as being voted the App of the Week for IOS and Android by The Guardian.
Written in Java and C++, the app lets students scan book barcodes to discover, cite and create lists for information in e-books, books, chapters, magazines, newspapers, websites, journals, films and more. It also provides quick search access to the world’s library collections through the WorldCat Search API.
ReferenceME lets users view the citation format as they enter their information, so they learn how to reference materials as they go. It uses WorldCat to quickly fill citation information with formatting. It is the only app in the U.K. currently that compiles a bibliography according to the guidelines of whichever style manual the user selects.
|Toby Green, T & Biscuits|
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