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Black Country History API

The service provides information about museum holdings, archives, images, and historic artifacts related the the Black Country. This region in central England west of Birmingham is prominent in UK history for coal mining and metalworking industries. Search can be targeted to museum holdings alone, to local document archives, or to the broader collection of artifact records. Partners in the resource include organizations from the towns of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall, and Wolverhampton.

API methods support submission of queries to an Open Search application using Lucene, filtered if desired by metadata fields in the Dublin Core structure: title, creator, description, creation date, subject, etc. Methods also allow formatting of results returned, including sort, format grouping, etc.

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Black Country History: Highlights

Summary
UK museum and history information service
Category
Education
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
XML
API home
http://blackcountryhistory.org/data/ 

Black Country History: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
Service Endpoint
http://api.collectionsbase.org.uk/os/?queryTy ...

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
Non  
Developer Key Required
No  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
No  
Provider
blackcountryhistory.org  
Non-Commercial Lic.
Yes  
Data Licensing
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike  
Usage Fees
Free  
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
100 requests per hour 
Terms of Service
blackcountryhistory.org/terms-2/ 

Security

Authentication Model
Public 
SSL Support
No 
Read-only Without Login
Yes 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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