europeana

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europeana

Unofficial Node.js module for the Europeana API. Search and lookup art in various archives across Europe.

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Usage example

const EuropeanaAPI = require( 'europeana' );
const europeana = new EuropeanaAPI( {
  wskey: 'abc123',
} );

// console.log is too limited
function out( data ) {
  console.dir( data, {
    depth: null,
    colors: true,
  } );
}


// Search
europeana.search( {
  query: 'et in arcadia ego',
  rows: 5,
} )
  .then( out )
  .catch( console.error )
;

Installation

npm install europeana

Configuration

You can request an API key here

param type default description
wskey string API key
[timeout] number 5000 Request timeout in ms
const EuropeanaAPI = require( 'europeana' );
const europeana = new EuropeanaAPI( {
  wskey: 'abc123',
  timeout: 5000,
} );

Errors

All methods have proper error handeling through Promise.reject. API errors are also caught this same way. Either parsed from the JSON response or translated from the HTTP code when the API returns HTML.

Methods

Each method takes the arguments in object notation. They all return a Promise.

Search

( { ... } ) : array

Perform a search in the Europeana database.

param type description
... mixed One or multiple parameters

Available params

Example

europeana.search( {
  query: 'et in arcadia ego',
  rows: 5,
} )
  .then( out )
  .catch( console.error )
;

getRecord

( { id } ) : object

Get one specific record.

param type description
id string Record identifier

ID spec

Example

europeana.getRecord( {
  id: '08501/03F4577D418DC84979C4E2EE36F99FECED4C7B11',
} )
  .then( out )
  .catch( console.error )
;

getRecordThumbnailUrl

( { uri, type, size } ) : string

Get the thumbnail URL for a record. The resource uri is provided in the record edmPreview field.

param type description
uri string Media resource URL
type string Media resource type
size string w200 or w400

API docs

Example

europeana.getRecord( {
  id: '08501/03F4577D418DC84979C4E2EE36F99FECED4C7B11',
} )
  .then( data => europeana.getRecordThumbnailUrl( {
    uri: data.edmPreview,
    type: 'IMAGE',
    size: 'w400',
  } ) )
  .then( out )
  .catch( console.error )
; 

Unlicense

This is free and unencumbered software released into the public domain.

Anyone is free to copy, modify, publish, use, compile, sell, or distribute this software, either in source code form or as a compiled binary, for any purpose, commercial or non-commercial, and by any means.

In jurisdictions that recognize copyright laws, the author or authors of this software dedicate any and all copyright interest in the software to the public domain. We make this dedication for the benefit of the public at large and to the detriment of our heirs and successors. We intend this dedication to be an overt act of relinquishment in perpetuity of all present and future rights to this software under copyright law.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

For more information, please refer to https://unlicense.org/

Author

Franklin | Buy me a coffee

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