[Tellico-users] Dutch National Library (Koninklijke Bibliotheek), SRU

Robby Stephenson robby at periapsis.org
Tue Feb 21 01:45:52 UTC 2017

On 09/22/2015 10:29 PM, Robby Stephenson wrote:
> On 09/14/2015 03:23 AM, Rutger van Sleen wrote:
>> I'm a Dutch user of Tellico and I'd like to use the Dutch National
>> Library's data service to add books.
>> https://www.kb.nl/en/resources-research-guides/data-services-apis
>> Unfortunately, their SRU service (http://jsru.kb.nl/sru) doesn't behave
>> as Tellico expects it to be. First of all, it want's to know what
>> database is referred through 'x-collection' variable. Second, the query
>> variable seems to expect other parameters then the usual 'dc.title' etc.
>> This is a thread on librarything about KB's SRU service, that might give
>> some insight about it's usage.
>> https://www.librarything.com/topic/136014
>> Is it possible to get this database as a source for Tellico?
> I've got a fix checked in for Tellico that works slightly better with
> the KB SRU service. At least, it allow specifying the SRU path with the
> addition x-collection and x-fields parameters and reads the response,
> including title, ISBN, publisher and date.
> I'll have that in the next (maybe last) release of the stable 2.3.x
> series for KDE4. I can make more extensive fixes for the next release of
> Tellico for the new KDE Frameworks 5.

I believe I've gotten everything to work correctly with KB for Tellico 
3.0.1. Both the x-collection and x-fields parameters have to be added to 
the data source configuration, but both title and ISBN searches should work.


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