Technical Details


1. The SCTA Data Model

2. APIs

3. Specifications

4. Implementations

1. The SCTA Data Model

Coming soon

2. APIs


Description: Designed for basic navigation and exploration of the SCTA catalogue

Machine accessible via content negotiation

$ curl -iH "Accept: text/plain"
$ curl -iH "Accept: text/turtle"
$ curl -iH "Accept: application/rdf+xml"
$ curl -iH "Accept: application/json"
$ curl -iH "Accept: application/trix"
$ curl -iH "Accept: */*"

SCTA Sparql Endpoint

SCTA Presentation (In development)

Description: designed to facilitate easy representation of the SCTA catologue and texts in a client viewer


Description: A IIIF representation of the SCTA catalogue designed to faciliate use of SCTA texts and image connections within IIIF compatible viewers

Distributed Text Services (In development)

Description: A representation of the SCTA catalogue conforming the emerging specifications of the Distributed Text Services working group, designed to make the SCTA catalogue accessible via any DTS compliant client.

3. Specifications

Coming soon



Lbp.rby ( A ruby library for a exploring the SCTA Core API

Lbppy A python library for exploring the SCTA Core API

Utility Programss

Scta Stats (

Collation Programs


Lombardpress-Web ( A client for viewing texts and images indexed in the SCTA. For a live instance, see

SCTA Mirador Instance ( An instance of the IIIF viewer, Mirador, customized to faciliate the exploration of the the SCTA catlogue through images and accompanying metadata

Lombardpress-Print ( A command line utility script for producing camera-ready print renderings of texts in the SCTA.