The XML API interface is compatible with OpenURL versions 0.1 and 1.0 (SAP 1 without call by reference). We assume readers are familiar with these standards and include here only the details of how our API augments them. Beyond the standard OpenURL parameters, the following parameters are available for the XML interface to the Serials Solutions OpenURL link resolver:

Parameter NameMandatory
versionmandatory1.0noneSpecifies which version of the XML API interface the query is compatible with and which version the response should be compatible with. While we try to maintain backward compatibility between and among versions, this may not always be possible. If a version is no longer supported, an appropriate diagnostic message will be returned.
stylesheetoptionalvalid URLsnoneA URL for an xml stylesheet to be included in the response.