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THE PeRTAL o.-( TEXAS HISTORY Home Search About
On this Page APIs for Texas Digital Newspaper Program
The API The The Portal to Texas History provides public access to number of application programming interfaces (APIs) to the collections
within the system. Below are examples of APIs avaliable for Texas Digital Newspaper Program that can be used openly by those
OAI-PMH interested in programatically accessing data from this system. You do not need to apply for a special key to use these APIs.
For additional information about these APIs or if you have general questions about machine interaction with the The Portal to
OpenSearch Texas History please contact Mark Phillips.
Thumbnails Note that all example URLs below use the same protocol and server name, http://texashistory.unt.eduexplore/collections/TDNP/.
We only show the URL paths and parameters below to save space.
The Open Archives Initiative's Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) allows programatic access to this collection's
metadata. Two metadata formats are currently supported, the standard oai dc and the UNT Libraries native metadata format untl.
Below are example URLs which demonstrate some of the standard views of this OAI-PMH repository:
base URL for OAI-PMH repository
Display information about this repository
List avaliable metadata formats
List avaliabe sets
. oai/?verb-ListRecords&metadataPrefix=oai dc
Display records in the oai dc metadata format
Display records in the untl metadata format
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