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What is OPAC Linking?

The IEEE Computer Society provides metadata for building URLs to specific journals and conference proceedings. This allows users of the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) to link directly into a publication's page within the IEEE Computer Society's Digital Library.

How to use OPAC Linking

To create links from an OPAC record to the publication's title or issue level in IEEE Computer Society Digital Library, download the appropriate file (from list below) into your system.

How to build a URL

The following information provides instructions for building URLs from the metadata in the CSV and XML documents.

Template Legend

y=year (4 digits)
v=volume (0 if single volume for conference proceedings)
i=issue (magazines and transactions only)
c=catalog (conference proceedings only)
a=acronym
Acronym lookup for Magazines, Transactions and Proceedings

Journal Template

http://opac.ieeecomputersociety.org/opac?year=y&volume=v&issue=i&acronym=a

Journal Example

http://opac.ieeecomputersociety.org/opac?year=2004&volume=24&issue=4&acronym=micro

Conference Proceedings Template

http://opac.ieeecomputersociety.org/opac?year=y&volume=v&catalog=c&acronym=a

Conference Proceedings Example

http://opac.ieeecomputersociety.org/opac?
year=2005&volume=0&catalog=2300&acronym=percomw

(if needed, choose anonymous as password)
Complete lists of Conference Proceedings in CSV format.
Complete list of Journal/Magazine Publications in CSV format.

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