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europeana

Access the Europeana API (unofficial)

europeana

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

var europeana = require ('europeana') ('abc123');
 
// Search 
var params = {
  query: 'et in arcadia ego',
  rows: 5
};
 
europeana ('search', params, console.log);
 
 
// Record 
var recordId = '/08501/03F4577D418DC84979C4E2EE36F99FECED4C7B11';
 
europeana ('record' + recordId, console.log);

npm install europeana

You must specify an API key which you can request here

param type required default description
apikey string yes Your API key. Do not use your private key.
timeout number no 5000 Request time out in ms
var apikey = 'abc123';
var timeout = 3000;
 
var europeana = require ('europeana') (apikey, timeout);

Each method requires a callback function to receive the results.

It receives two parameters: err and data.

property type default description
err Error null Includes .code and .error
data Object Result object
function myCallback (err, data) {
  var set = {
    depth: null,
    colors: true
  };
 
  if (err) {
    console.dir (err, set);
    return;
  }
 
  console.dir (data, set);
}
 
// Search 
europeana ('search', { query: 'vincent van gogh' }, myCallback);
message description additional
apikey missing You did not set your API key
request failed The request failed err.error
invalid response API returned invalid data
API error API returned an error err.error, err.code

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.

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