Additional fields in count results

Two fields have been added to the results returned when doing a count of documents or organisations by theme and country. Theme now returns the level field to indicate where the theme sits in the hierarchy. Country now returns the two character ISO code for that country. These fields are intended to reduce the number […]

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Website URL added to countries and regions

The website address for the relevant region and country pages have been added to the fields available for region and countries. Currently, only Eldis links have been implemented

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Archiving themes and regions

Our categories change over time and we wanted to be able to reflect that in the API. The categories (themes and regions) now have an “archived” field. If we decide we no longer want to assign our documents and organisations to a theme or if we feel a region is no longer valid, we will […]

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Changes to structure of count results

When using the “count” function, the results returned are now structured to show the object requested. For example when counting documents by theme, the theme’s id, name and type are returned as an array along with the count. This supersedes the use of a combined “object” string. http://api.ids.ac.uk/openapi/eldis/count/documents/theme?q=undp returns “theme_count”: [ { “count”: 358, “metadata_url”: […]

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