Online Public Access Catalogue - OPAC

*** Please note that the OPAC feed and file location URLs have been updated. (09/2016) ***

 

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 (CSDL).  

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 (CSDL), 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.computer.org/opac?year=y&volume=v&issue=i&acronym=a

Journal Example

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


Conference Proceedings Template

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

Conference Proceedings Example

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

Publication Reference Files

Complete list of Conference Proceedings in CSV format.
Complete list of Conference Proceedings in JSON format.
Complete list of Journal/Magazine Publications in CSV format.
Complete list of Journal/Magazine Publications in JSON format.

These files are generated dynamically and, upon download, contain the most up-to-date listing of CSDL publications.

 

This page was last updated on Sept 23rd, 2016.

Please contact "csdl@computer.org" for OPAC-related issues.