users/{id}

Returns basic information about a given user, specified by user ID.

Resource URL

https://api.bibliocommons.com/v1/users/{id}

Request Parameters

Parameter Type Description Default Required?
id String The user ID. N/A Yes

Response Fields

Response Field Type Description Returned Link To *
id String The user ID. Always
name String The user's username. Always profile_url
fullName String The user's full name. Always  
displayUserName Boolean

The user's preference for using their username, or full name. A true value indicates the user prefers the use of the username for display purposes, a false value indicates the user prefers their full name for display purposes.

Always  
profile_url String The URL for the user's profile page. Always

Example Request

GET https://api.bibliocommons.com/v1/users/2412321?api_key={key}

Response:

{
  "user": {
    "id": "2412321",
    "name": "belindabiblio",
    "fullName": "Belinda Biblio",
    "displayUserName": true,
    "profile_url": "https://anytown.bibliocommons.com/user_profile/2412321"  
  }
}