Inspired by Lorcan Dempsey’s post about Coins in Open WorldCat, I’ve been messing around with adding Coins to our OPAC.
I still need to research the specification in further depth, but it’s been relatively easy to add a prototype to our OPAC. Here’s how it displays in Firefox using the Openly OpenURL Referrer extension:
I’ve configured the extension to link to our SFX server, so clicking on the SFX icon takes me through to our SFX menu:
Obviously there’s little point linking from our OPAC to our own OpenURL resolver — the idea is more that you can configure the exension to point to your preferred resolver.