wrapper for the globalbooksinprint.com commercial API
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README

globalbooksinprint.com is a leading source of bibliographic data.
Most clients access the database via the web interface, however there
is a TCP socket based API available apon request.

This library is a small convenience layer for querying the API and viewing
the results in an object tree.

= Installation

gem install gbip

= Usage

require 'gbip'

gbip = GBIP::POS.new("username", "password")
puts gbip.find(:first, "0732282721").inspect
puts gbip.find(:first, "0732282721").to_yaml

= Disclaimer

I am in no way affiliated with Bowker, the operators of globalbooksinprint.com.
Please contact them with questions about the service and how to obtain an account.

= Contact

Questions, comments and patches welcome. jimmy _at_ deefa _dot_ com