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re: screen-scraping metadata

Posted by gbilder on 17 Nov 2008 at 06:35 GMT

I should just note that screen-scraping of landing pages is indeed fragile and error-prone- which is why CrossRef provides a number of APIs (OpenURL, OAI-PMH) for querying the metadata directly. Info can be found on our site.

--G