Implementer Profile

Implementer Profile: Ex Libris Alma

Status of NCIP Implementation In production
Scheduled Date for Live Implementation Live
Role (Initiator or Responder) Responder
Transport Protocol(s) Used Message format: XML
Character Set: Unicode/UTF-8
Transport Layer: HTTPS
Application Profile(s) Used NCIP server is based on Protocol Implementation Profile 1 (IMP1) and Direct Consortial Borrowing Profile 3 for Broker Application (DCB-3)
Messages Supported – v.1 LookupUser – LookupUserResponse
AcceptItem
ItemCheckedIn
ItemRequestCancelled 
ItemRequested
CheckOutItem
CheckInItem
Messages Supported – v.2 LookupUser – 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 Used 4 institutions + a 37 institution consortia
Third Party Tools Used NA