June 25, 2021
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@Cambridgeport90 Probably not worthwhile. @OpenLibrary may shed more light on their ID, but it's likely proprietary. ISBN is an ISO standard and broadly supported everywhere.
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@Cambridgeport90 Of course this doesn't mean that using the @OpenLibrary API for getting book data is a bad idea! Definitely do that to get/give data and support them versus closed systems like Goodreads, Amazon, et al.
Jun 25 2021