The Europeana Blacklight Ruby SDK by Europeana allows developers to use the Euoropeana API as a data source for Blacklight, a discovery platform framework designed for institutions that host digital collections. This SDK is made available under the European Union Public Licence v. 1.1 and comes with a Quick Start guide.
EMI Music is one of the leading international music companies. An extensive list of some of the world's most popular recording artists are represented on the company's labels. Some of these artists include the likes of Lily Allen, Bat For Lashes, The Beatles, Beastie Boys, Luke Bryan, Coldplay, Depeche Mode, Gorillaz, David Guetta, Iron Maiden, Norah Jones, Lady Antebellum, Massive Attack, Kylie Minogue, Katy Perry and Pink Floyd, just to name a few. EMI Music now provides the OpenEMI API that allows developers to access this music content and integrate it with other applications.
How far back do your newspaper's online archives go? The U.S. Library of Congress has a database of thousands of newspapers dating back to the 1800s. In the case of over 150 of the papers, there are also digitized, searchable pages. And it's all available via its new Chronicling America API (technical details at our Chronicling America API profile).
Relational databases have been around for multiple decades, and there’s a lot of logic tied up in stored procedures that most organizations would rather not have to throw away or rewrite in some other form somewhere else.