Moritz Lenz > WebService-Libris > WebService::Libris::Author

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NAME ^

WebService::Libris::Author - Author objects for WebService::Libris

SYNOSPIS ^

    use 5.010;
    use WebService::Libris;
    my $author = WebService::Libris->new(
        type    => 'autho',
        id      => '246603',
    );
    say $author->libris_key; # main name entry in the db
    for ($author->names) {
        say "    name variant: $_";
    }
    say "    identification URL: ", $author->same_as if $author->same_as;

DESCRIPTIONO ^

Author objects as returned from the libris.kb.se API search.

All of the following methods can return undef or the empty list if the information is not available.

METHODS ^

WebService::Libris::Author inherits from WebService::Libris, and thus has all of its methods.

libris_key

Returns the canonical name of the author, as stored in libris.

names

Returns a list of alternative names used for that author. Often includes spelling variations and translations into other languages.

birthyear

Returns the birth year of the author.

same_as

Returns an URL that uniquely identifies the author. Those URLs typically point to viaf.org or dbpedia.org

books

Returns a list of books written by this author.

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