Penguin Classics and dkimages APIs

Library Mashups fans might be interested in the latest APIs from Pearson:

  • Penguin Classics API includes works by Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, and the Brontë sisters – enabling developers to build new apps from the work of renowned authors
  • dkimages API makes the professional collection of over 90,000 images accessible for developers to search, browse and purchase for inclusion in apps

Learn more here and if you’re using these APIs at your library let me know so I can put you on my list of cool mashups for a future edition!

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About Nicole C. Engard

Nicole C. Engard is the Vice President of of Education at ByWater Solutions. Her interest in library technology started at the Jenkins Law Library in Philadelphia, where she worked as Web Manager. For her innovative uses of technology in libraries, Engard was named one of Library Journal’s Movers & Shakers in 2007. She keeps the library community up to date on web technologies via her website, “What I Learned Today…” (www.web2learning.net). She has been published in Computers in Libraries, ONLINE magazine, and Journal of Hospital Librarianship and written chapters for Thinking Outside the Book: Essays for Innovative Librarians and Writing and Publishing: The Librarian’s Handbook.

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