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Friday, March 13, 2009

Updates to BHL exports now include LCSH and all pages

Following user requests, the BHL exports now include Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) and metadata for all pages in the BHL collection.

The updated documentation, including URLs to files and database schema, is available at:
http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/data/BHLExportSchema.pdf

For a more lengthy description of motivation for these exports and plans for future services, please read Export of titles & scientific names in BHL now available for download.

3 comments:

  1. Thanks Chris - this looks good, but the links don't work :[

    Tom

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  2. sorry - I meant that all of these links don't work (but I'm especially interested in those in bold):

    Download .zip file of all tables (145+MB)
    · Download contents of Title table as a tab-delimited text file. (6MB+)
    · Download contents of TitleIdentifier table as a tab-delimited text file. (1MB+)
    · Download contents of Subject table as a tab-delimited text file. (900KB+)
    · Download contents of Item table as a tab-delimited text file. (9MB+)
    · Download contents of Page table as a tab-delimited text file. (360MB+)
    · Download contents of PageName table as a tab-delimited text file. (870MB+)

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  3. Tom - Oops! Sorry about that. It's been corrected in the PDF; you may have to clear your cache to grab the updated version.

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