IDS Knowledge Services provides access to tens of thousands of research documents regarding poverty reduction in the developing world. All of these documents are freely available online. IDS provides bibliographic information about the research, including the title, author's name, date published, and publishing organization. Abstracts are specifically written for each document to help users decide whether to download the full text.
IDS Knowledge Services provides a RESTful API to make their datasets programmatically accessible to other organizations and individuals.
Of the many APIs we published this week, eight were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those eight, which included the InviteBox Reward Callback API. InviteBox is a social referral program that offers incentives to sign up for a site or service. Functionality allows developers to see reports of users posting to social channels, when a friend visits a referred site, and when someone completes a referral goal.
Do we know how to end poverty? According to the Institute for Development Studies (IDS) Knowledge Services we know so much that it's hard to sift through the answers. Hard to find the right answers to create better informed and more effective policies. The IDS Knowledge Services API aims to make that search meaningful by letting developers integrate data searching on over 32,000 abstracts, over 8,000 development organizations and on research in over 250 countries.