Connect to Open Library using the Wolfram Language to retrieve information about books.
Connecting & Authenticating
creates a connection to the Open Library API. If a previously saved connection can be found, it will be used; otherwise, a new authentication request will be launched.
sends a request to the Open Library API, using parameters params
. The following give possible requests.
"BookSearch" — search books by title or author
|MaxItems||100||maximum number of items returned|
"BookSummary" — information about a single book edition
"BookInformation" — information about readable versions of a single book edition
|"BibKeys"||(required)||key(s) identifying specific book edition(s) |
|"ShowThumbnails"||False||whether to include cover thumbnail in results|
"BookText" — full text of a book
key(s) identifying specific book edition(s)
Basic Examples (1)
Create a new connection by launching an authentication dialog:
Search books by author:
Search books by author and subject:
Analyze data from search results:
Get information on a specific edition of a book:
Get the full text of a book: