STANDS4 Web Services:

Literature API

The Literature API from STANDS4 enables you to get instanst data from our vast literature collection.

Request URL:

http://www.stands4.com/services/v2/literature.php

Request parameters:

Parameter Value Required Default Description
uid string Y  

Your API user id

tokenid string Y  

Your valid developer token id

term string Y  

The word you would like to get literature results for

Sample request URL:

http://www.stands4.com/services/v2/literature.php?uid=1001&tokenid=tk324324&term=alice

Response elements:

Element Description
results

Contains all of the query responses

result

Contains each individual response

title

The script title this result is referring to

subtitle

The script title this result is referring to

writer

The writer of this work

link

A direct link to the book on Literature.com

Sample response:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<results>
    <result>
        <title>Alice in Wonderland</title>
        <subtitle>Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is an 1865 novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson over the pseudonym Lewis Carroll.</subtitle>
        <writer>Lewis Carroll</writer>
        <link>https://www.literature.com/book//book/alice_in_wonderland_2</link>
    </result>
</results>

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