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__METHOD= POST . __PATH= /almaws/v1/bibs .

Create record

These web services create a new Bib record, and also allows creation of a local record for a NZ record.
Note: JSON is not supported for this API.
For more information regarding the various options supported for this API see here.

Resource URL

POST /almaws/v1/bibs

API Description

URL Parameters

None

Querystring Parameters

ParameterTypeRequiredDescription
from_nz_mms_idxs:stringOptional.The MMS_ID of the Network-Zone record. Leave empty when creating a regular local record.
normalizationxs:stringOptional.The id of the normalization profile to run.
validatexs:stringOptional. Default: falseIndicating whether to check for errors. Default: false.
override_warningxs:stringOptional. Default: trueIndicating whether to ignore warnings. Default: true (record will be saved and the warnings will be added to the API output).

Body Parameters

This method takes a Bib object. When creating linked record send an empty Bib object: <bib/> See doc

Output

This method returns a Bib object. See doc

Possible Error Codes

CodeMessage
401652General Error - An error has occurred while processing the request.
402209Given bib xml is invalid.
402204Input parameters mmsId X is not numeric.
402210Failed to create new bib.
33007No record found for MMS id X
60105JSON is not supported for this API.
4022030Invalid normalization profile ID.
4022031Failed to normalize record.
4022032The record failed validation (with specified error).
4022033Failed validation on the record.
4022040Cataloging level is not enabled for your institution.