OpenURL Resolver Resource

URLs and Supported Requests

The OpenURL Resolver Resource supports two operations.

Operation Resource URL HTTP METHOD
Lookup http://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/lookup?IP={IP_Address} GET
Resolve
http://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/gateway?{OpenURL_QueryString} GET

Response Formats

Lookup

Resolve

  • text/html

Parameters

Lookup Parameters

Name Description
IP

The IP address to look up the OpenURL Resolvers for.

The string "requestor" can be used to look up the OpenURL resolver associated with the IP address making the request.

Example URLs

Lookup OpenURL Resolver information based on IP address 132.174.21.195:

GET http://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/lookup?IP=132.174.21.195

Redirect Requester to appropriate OpenURL Resolver for an article with the following OpenURL

title=Journal+of+Health+Law&issn=1526-2472&volume=388&issue=2&year=
2005

GET http://worldcatlibraries.org/registry/gateway?title=Journal+of+Health+Law&issn=1526-2472&volume=388&issue=2&year=2005