BBC API

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Introduction

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Talis and OpenLink have both been crawling the BBC to put together a dataset of the /programs /music web pages. The effort has been coordinated by http://Backstage.BBC.co.uk.

APIs

The various APIs made available:

  • music
  • programs

Visit the API interface

Information from BBC Backstage: http://welcomebackstage.com/2009/06/bbc-backstage-sparql-endpoint/

The 2 crawlers:

Talis

http://api.talis.com/stores/bbc-backstage

OpenLink

http://bbc.openlinksw.com/sparql

...or with a web interface:

http://bbc.openlinksw.com/