Tuesday, November 07, 2006

APIs and easy linking page

Abby wrote up a page on LibraryThing's APIs and "easy linking" methods. With luck, it will give these important features more prominence.

I particularly want to plug easy-linking, which is particularly great for bloggers—letting you reference books without doing a search on LT first. Basically, you can link to a work like these:
The latter is very flexible, you can even do something like
And it guesses well what you mean—in this case Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

3 Comments:

Blogger Andrew said...

Brilliant, thanks Tim and Abby - I have the original blog posts bookmarked for reference, but this is better :-)

11/07/2006 6:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The thingISBN is excellent, but can it be made to go to something other than Tim's library if it does not match up with a work?

Best,

David, WIT.

11/19/2006 9:37 AM  
Blogger Tim said...

Done. It goes to the search page now.

11/19/2006 2:07 PM  

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