Net::Z3950::SimpleServer is a Perl module which implements the server side of the Z39.50 (information retrieval) protocol. It hides the complexity of network exchanges, packet serialization, and session handling. You are required only to implement simple callbacks to support searching and record retrieval. It is the basis of the "Zoogle" project, which is a Z39.50 gateway to the Google web index.
X-Hive/DB is a powerful native XML database designed for software developers who require advanced XML data processing and storage functionality within their applications. The comprehensive X-Hive/DB Java API contains methods for storing, querying, retrieving, transforming, and publishing XML data. X-Hive/DB supports all major W3C standards, such as XQuery, XPath, DOM, XPointer, XML Schemas, and more.
isbnsearch provides a simple method for retrieving information about any book using only an ISBN or EAN barcode. It is intended to provide assistance for online libraries, user groups, or individual users, and is designed in such a way to provide a distributed ISBN database query system. Users can choose to view the summary information (author, title, publisher, date, edition, subject, ISBN) as HTML, XML, or a pre-formatted SQL statement.
jSlovo is a fast database engine with a GUI that was designed for free dictionaries. It can create a file-based database from a text file and then be used to search it for particular words. It can scan any large number of file-based databases and the size of the databases is not limited. HTML tags can be used in the text files and for cross-references.