First look at the Jorum API
Thanks to Paul Madley and Anja Le Blanc for their Jorum API workshop at the OER14 conference. Its great to see the Jorum API in action!
Jorum is a free online repository funded by JISC, to collect and share Open Educational Resources (OERs), allowing their reuse and repurposing. The new Jorum API gives you access to a growing repository of over 16,000 OERs to dynamically integrate these into your Website. An experienced developer can get up and running very quickly with the REST based API, which gives the option to return results in either XML or JSON. It is straight forward to send a query to search for resources and the API returns a list of matching resources. Based on these results you can get detailed information about each specific resource or access the files themselves.
Further Jorum API workshops are planned so keep your eyes peeled on the Jorum Blog. I would recommend the workshop.