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Implementer Profile: Ex Libris Alma

Status of NCIP ImplementationIn production
Scheduled Date for Live ImplementationLive
Role (Initiator or Responder)Responder
Transport Protocol(s) UsedMessage format: XML
Character Set: Unicode/UTF-8
Transport Layer: HTTPS
Application Profile(s) UsedNCIP server is based on Protocol Implementation Profile 1 (IMP1) and Direct Consortial Borrowing Profile 3 for Broker Application (DCB-3)
Messages Supported - v.1LookupUser - LookupUserResponse
AcceptItem
ItemCheckedIn
ItemRequestCancelled 
ItemRequested
CheckOutItem
CheckInItem
Messages Supported - v.2LookupUser - LookupUserResponse
AcceptItem – AcceptItemResponse
CheckInItem – CheckInItemResponse
CancelRequestItem -CancelRequestItemResponse
RequestItem - RequestItemResponse
RecallItem - RecallItemResponse
RenewItem - RenewItemResponse
CheckOutItem - CheckOutItemResponse
Product Names and Version Numbers (for products that support NCIP)Alma
Number of Libraries /Consortia where NCIP is Used4 institutions + a 37 institution consortia
Third Party Tools UsedNA