DevConnect 2021 lightning talks: Managing and highlighting collections using APIs

Join Andrew Bullen of the Illinois State Library and Tomasz Kalata of BookOps/New York Public Library to learn how APIs assist in managing their collections.

Dit is een on-demand evenement.

Lightning talk #1: A collection of collections and JavaScripting in the React Environment

Using a collection of collections in CONTENTdm allows you to add collection level data, making dynamic Google mapping, collection level subject category classification, etc. possible. I will also demonstrate how to add JavaScript programs to CONTENTdm's React environment as well as use external PHP programs to make use of this data.


  • Andrew Bullen, Illinois State Library

Lightning talk #2: BookOps-WorldCat, a Python wrapper for WorldCat Metadata API

An introduction for catalogers and beginner Pythonistas to using the Metadata API and open source Python package BookOps-WorldCat for querying WorldCat, downloading bibliographic records and maintaining library holdings.


  • Tomasz Kalata, BookOps /  New York Public Library

This session was part of OCLC's DevConnect 2021 program. Learn more about DevConnect 2021.

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03 juni 2021


11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]