See the Web Scraping page on the Working with Data infoguide for information and resources on what APIs are and how they work.
If you need assistance working with these APIs, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Some of this information is taken from MIT Libraries' APIs for Scholarly Resources.
CORE is the world's largest collection of open access research papers. CORE provides an API offering access to metadata and full texts of research papers.
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) brings together the riches of America's libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the public. DPLA’s API provides programmatic search and access to every item in the DPLA catalog.
Elsevier Research Products APIs
Elsevier provides access to researchers and healthcare professionals. Elsevier has APIs available for many of their research products including ScienceDirect, Scopus, Engineering Village, Embase, SciVal, PharmaPendium, Geofacets, and SUSHI.
The Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more. The Internet Archive allows for bulk download and API access.
The Library of Congress serves as the research arm of Congress. Multiple APIs are available to download bibliographic data and search Library of Congress digital collections, including images, public radio and television, and historic newspapers.
A leading news source throughout the globe. New York Times Developer Portal allows you to access several APIs for mining New York Times publication data.
PLOS is a nonprofit open-access science, technology, and medicine publisher. PLOS Search API gives developers access to rich data that can be flexibly integrated into applications for the web, desktop or mobile devices.
Springer Nature is a leading global scientific publisher of books and journals. Springer has created multiple APIs for developers to access their freely available content for noncommercial use.
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