WWW::Scraper::ISBN::LOC_Driver - Search driver for the Library of Congress' online catalog for book information
See parent class documentation (WWW::Scraper::ISBN::Driver)
Requires the following modules be installed:
Searches for book information from the Library of Congress's online catalog. May be slower than most drivers, because it must first create a session and grab a session ID before perforiming a search. This payoff may be worth it, if the catalog is more comprehensive than others, but it may not. Use your best judgment.
Starts a session, and then passes the appropriate form fields to the LOC's page. If a valid result is returned, the following fields are available via the book hash:
isbn (now returns isbn13) isbn10 isbn13 ean13 (industry name) title author edition volume dewey publisher pubdate binding (if known) pages (if known) height (if known) (in millimetres)
2004-2013 Andy Schamp, E<lt>firstname.lastname@example.orgE<gt> 2013-2014 Barbie, E<lt>email@example.comE<gt>
Copyright 2004-2013 by Andy Schamp Copyright 2013-2014 by Barbie This distribution is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the Artistic Licence v2.