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How to create a resource sharing partner of type ISO 18626 via an API in 5 easy steps
This blog will focus on creating a resource sharing partner of type ISO 18626 via an API in your institution.The developer network already discusses resource sharing partners.See also in the developer network specifics regarding creating a partner.Additionally, the developer network provides a generic sample input file for the resource sharing partner in both XML and…

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How to create and populate an itemized set via an API in 5 easy steps
In this blog post we will create an itemized set and add items to it using an API. Note that in order to create and populate the itemized set you will need an API key for read write in the configuration area. ONE Create the itemized set using this API with POST https://api-eu.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/almaws/v1/conf/sets?combine=None&set1=None&set2=None&apikey=01234567890 Here is…

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How to run an import profile via an API in 5 easy steps
In this blog post we will run an import profile to import records into Alma using an API.Note that in order to retrieve profile IDs and Jobs IDs and run jobs you will need an API key for read write in the configuration area.ONEGet the import profile ID by retrieving (API GET) all import profiles…

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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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