On Mon, 14 Jun 2004 17:07:51 -0400, "Dempsey,Lorcan" <[log in to unmask]>
> The Library of Congress Name Authority File is available for human and
> machine interaction (the latter as a web service as you suggest).
Cool! And I see you have a persistant uri associated with each file.
> We have a demonstrator working internally where we use it to provide a
> name lookup service from within a local instance of Dspace.
DSpace, BTW, really needs to support MODS. Research tools without good
bib metadata (and ultimately a way to integrate that into document
creation) aren't very useful for this researcher ;-)
> One could imagine a variety of ways of capturing a string for sending to
> the web service.
Yes, a web browser bookmarklet is one. Another is specific to OS X: