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APIs for Scholarly Resources

A list of commonly-used APIs for scholarly resources

New York Times API

The New York Times API allows you to programmatically access New York Times data for use in your own applications (as long as it's for non-commercial purposes). NYT currently has ten public APIs: Archive, Article Search, Books, Community, Geographic, Most Popular, Semantic, Times Newswire, TimesTags, and Top Stories.


You need to sign up for an account and obtain an API Key.

Return Format

The API uses REST and returns data in JSON format.


4,000 requests per day and 10 requests per minute

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