Ex-libris SFX web service request sequence diagram

Request: protocol//host/library-availability/library?id=id [&format=format] [&callback=callback] where id is a valid openuri, for example http://oxfordsfx-direct.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/oxford?ctx_ver=Z39.88-2004&ctx_enc=info:ofi/enc:UTF-8&ctx_tim=2010-12-17T17%3A09%3A33IST&url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=infofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&rfr_id=info:sid/primo.exlibrisgroup.com:primo3-Article-elsevier&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:&rft.genre=article&rft.atitle=Chemical%20changes%20that%20predispose%20smoked%20Cheddar%20cheese%20to%20calcium%20lactate%20crystallization&rft.jtitle=Journal%20of%20Dairy%20Science&rft.btitle=&rft.aulast=Rajbhandari&rft.auinit=&rft.auinit1=&rft.auinitm=&rft.ausuffix=&rft.au=Rajbhandari,%20P.&rft.aucorp=&rft.date=200908&rft.volume=92&rft.issue=8&rft.part=&rft.quarter=&rft.ssn=&rft.spage=3616&rft.epage=3622&rft.pages=3616-3622&rft.artnum=&rft.issn=00220302&rft.eissn=&rft.isbn=&rft.sici=&rft.coden=&rft_id=info:doi/10.3168/jds.2009-2157&rft.object_id=&rft_dat=%3Celsevier%3EOM09120A_00220302_00920008_09706824%3C/elsevier%3E&rft.eisbn=&rft_id=http%3A%2F%2Fsolo.bodleian.ox.ac.uk%2Fprimo_library%2Flibweb%2Faction%2Fdisplay.do%3Fdoc%3DTN_elsevierOM09120A_00220302_00920008_09706824%26vid%3DOXVU1%26fn%3Ddisplay%26displayMode%3Dfull Possible values of ‘format’ are json, jsonp and xml (not supported yet), default value is json. callback parameter only applies to format jsonp, default value is callback. … Continue reading

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About the Electronic Item Availability Service (EIAS)

The purpose of this middleware is to find availablity for items that are electronic. The API that can return information about these items is a hosted service run by SFX. A good way to see examples of the service in … Continue reading

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Possible addition of a new Work Package: Electronic Item Availability Service (EIAS)

The original middleware component (see WP6) is now to be known as Library Item Availability Service aka LIAS. We have identified the need for a second middleware component which will be known as Electronic Item Availability Service aka EIAS. Development … Continue reading

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OpenURLs in Sir Louie

As part of the Sir Louie project we are passing details of an reading list item from the library catalogue to a reading list in our VLE (WebLearn). To do this we are using the existing OpenURL Standard. For this … Continue reading

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An video explaining the project

This video of me at JISC’s Flexible Service Delivery seminar in Nottingham on 9th September will probably become a cult internet hit one day. In the meantime it should help to clarify what we are planning to do within the … Continue reading

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Owen Stephen’s post about Sir Louie

see: http://www.meanboyfriend.com/overdue_ideas/2010/08/sir-louie/

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Proposed COiNS metadata for use in Sakai’s Citation Helper reaing lists

As part of the Sir Louie project, we intend to enhance the Citations Helper tool within the Sakai VLE by adding COiNS metadata to an on-line reading list. COiNS stands for ContextObjects in Span and is a way of “hiding” … Continue reading

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Proposed OpenURL for “Import” button

Here are two examples of the use of OpenURL to specify reading list items in order that they be imported into the Sakai Citations helper. This post authored by Owen Stephens Book Example (Linux in a Nutshell) {Location_of_OpenURL_parser}?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&rfr_id=info:sid/primo.exlibrisgroup.com:primoJournal-UkOxU&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft.genre=book&rft.btitle=Linux+in+a+Nutshell&rft.title=Linux+in+a+Nutshell&rft.isbn=0596004826&rft.aulast=Siever&rft.aufirst=Ellen&rft.au=Figgins%2C+Stephens&rft.au=Weber%2C+Aaron&rft.date=2003&rft.pub=O%27Reilly&rft.place=Sebastopol%2C+Calif.+%3B+Farnham&rft.edition=4th&rft_dat=%3CUkOxU%3EUkOxUb15585873%3C%2FUkOxU%3E Notes If … Continue reading

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Proposed new user interface for the Reading List (Citations Helper) tool

The Sir Louie project will integrate the Bodleian Libraries’ SOLO search interface with the Reading List tool; this tool is part of the Resources tool. We have made mock-ups of how we think the integration will look. 1 Create the … Continue reading

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Press release now available

The Sir Louie project website now contains a press release for the project. Links Sir Louie website Press release

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