Q1: What happened to the HTRC Sandbox?
A: The HTRC Sandbox, which was a space for testing and experimentation in the early days of the project, has been rolled into our production services available here:
- Portal and Workset Builder: a set of tools for assembling collections of digitized text and performing text analysis on them.
- HTRC Data Capsule: for use of the production-level HTRC Data API
- HTRC Solr API: http://chinkapin.pti.indiana.edu:9994
Q2: How do I use the HTRC Data API?
A: Check out our user's guide for more information about using the HTRC Data API in the HTRC Data Capsule.
Q3: What is the difference between the HTRC Data API and HathiTrust Data API?
A: This table outlines the differences between the HTRc Data API and HathiTrust Data API
|HTRC Data API||HT Data API|
|purpose||to serve high-performance large-scale algorithms and programs||to provide public users some volume retrieval capabilities|
|bulk retrieval of volumes||yes||no|
|metadata available||METS||METS, MARC|
Q4:How do I use the HTRC Solr Proxy?
A. See Solr Proxy API User Guide for detailed instructions.
Q5:How is the HTRC Solr Proxy different from Apache Solr?
A: The HTRC Solr Proxy is a thin service in front of Apache Solr services for security and auditing purposes. The Solr Proxy filters requests to allow read-only requests to protect our indices from being modified; other than that, it is fully compatible with Apache Solr.
Q6: This is a release. Can I download the code?
A: Yes. All of the HTRC services code modules are open source and are available from GitHub: https://github.com/htrc.
Q7: How do I contribute code to HTRC?
A: You can browse contributed code on our GitHub page: https://github.com/htrc.
Q8: To whom can I direct technical questions?
A: Please email HTRC support: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q9: How do I report issues or give feedback?
A: We welcome your feedback! You can send an email to HTRC Support at email@example.com. We track support requests in using JIRA, and you can log-in to see your requests and our responses here: https://jira.htrc.illinois.edu/servicedesk/customer.