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How to use an API to retrieve the item Receiving number Weeding number and Weeding date in five easy steps
In the example here we will use an API to retrieve the item Receiving number, Weeding number and Weeding date.These fields will be present in the item recorded only if the relevant sequences are defined.  They and are not used by all institutions.See Configuring Physical Item Sequences for more information about the Receiving number, Weeding…

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How to create an order with an interested user via an API in your institution in 5 easy steps
See also: How to create an order via an API in your institution in 5 easy steps.This blog will focus on creating an order with an interested user via an API in your institution.The developer network already discusses how to create an order using an API. See for example Create PO Line , specifically the…

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How to receive an existing item via an API in 5 easy steps
See also Receive an Existing ItemONEIdentify the following mandatory information to be able to receive the existing item:POL ID. In our case it is POL-45389Item ID. In our case it is 2343589980000121Date of receiving. In our case it will be June 17, 2019. This is the format: 2019-06-17The code of the department where the item…

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How to create a logical set of bibliographic records via an API in 5 easy steps
Information regarding creating the set may be found on the developers network at "Documentation > Alma > REST APIs > Configuration and Administration > Create a Set".In the example here we will create (POST) a set by first retrieving (GET) an existing specific set and using the syntax of that set to create a new…

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How to use an API to edit a user record and change the record type from Public to Staff in 5 easy steps
See also: How to create a user via an API in your institution in 5 easy steps.In the example here we willRetrieve a user with GETEdit the outputUse the edited output as input for a PUT to update the user.ONENote that user with primary identifier "Lynn Crown" is record type publicWe will change that record…

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How to create a user via an API in your institution in 5 easy steps.
This blog will focus on creating a user via an API in your institution.The developer network already discusses how to create a user using an API. See for example Create User.Additionally, the developer network provides a generic sample input file for the Create User API in both XML and JSON format.However, this blog focuses on…

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How to create a bibliographic record based on an existing record in your insitution via an API in 5 easy steps.
This blog will focus on creating a bibliographic record based on an existing bibliographic record  your institution.The developer network already discusses how to create a bibliographic record using an API. See for example Create RecordAdditionally, the developer network provides a generic sample input file for the Create Record API in both XML and JSON format…

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How to create an order via an API in your institution in 5 easy steps.
This blog will focus on creating an order via an API in your institution.The developer network already discusses how to create an order using an API. See for example Create PO LineAdditionally, the developer network provides a generic sample input file for the Create PO Line API in both XML and JSON format.However, this blog…

ALMA GETTING-STARTED HOW-TO-APIS-IN-5-EASY-STEPS

Common APIs for Real Time Ordering integrations with vendors
The following are common APIs for Acquisitions Vendor Integration.This is a supplement to the following:Real Time Acquisition General Overview Instructions for Institutions Instructions for vendors General overview of ExLibris APIs methodologyIn the following cases1. Replace the API key 972y26499l369k with your actual API key.2. Replace https://api-eu.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com with your geographic location as described in section “Calling…

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How to use an API to retrieve an Alma Analytics report in 5 easy steps
Information regarding "How to use an API to retrieve an Alma Analytics report" is available in this blog post, and official doc is available here.It is possible to both retrieve the data of an Alma Analytics report as well as the paths (locations) of Alma Analytics reports.In this blog post we will focus on retrieving…

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