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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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Example of new order from OASIS matching and using existing bibliographic record in Alma
In addition to this blog see also Create PO line API: How the bibliographic record is determined.This blog will show a real-life example of a situation in which a new order is created from OASIS and a matching bibliographic record already exists in Alma.  Due to configuration in the new order API configuration profile in…

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Using multiple New Order API integration profiles
Introduction Introductory note:  The examples here are "just examples" and do not necessarily reflect desired match routines or normalization rules for each New Order API integration profiles.  The names of the profiles, the names of normalization rules and the match methods used here are only examples. If one institution is integrating with multiple vendors for…

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Working with API Restriction Profiles
See also APIs - Using API Restriction Profiles.pptx   There are cases in which institutions give an API key to a third party, in order to allow them to submit APIs. For examples, institutions that use Real Time Ordering integration give an API key to a vendor (e.g. ProQuest) in order to create po lines. In a situation…

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Setting up a real-time acquisitions workflow with ProQuest Coutts OASIS
Contributors: Skalk van der Merwe, Victoria University of Wellington Library Yoel Kortick, Senior Librarian, Ex Libris This article contains the required steps for institutions to set up real-time acquisitions with ProQuest Coutts, for both firm and approval plan orders. For a general description of the real-time acquisitions workflow, see https://developers.exlibrisgroup.com/blog/Real-time-Acquisitions Success in setting up real…

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For Vendors: Setting up a real-time acquisitions workflow with ExLibris Alma
Real Time Acquisition General Overview Instructions for Institutions Instructions for vendors General overview of ExLibris APIs methodology Common APIs for Acquisitions Vendor Integration Related blogs   This article contains the required steps for vendors, in order to set up a real-time acquisitions workflow with ExLibris Alma. For general description of the real-time acquisitions workflow, see…

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For Institutions: Setting up a real-time acquisitions workflow with participating vendors
Real Time Acquisition General Overview Instructions for Institutions Instructions for vendors General overview of ExLibris APIs methodology Related blogs This article contains the required steps for institutions, in order to set up a real-time acquisitions workflow with participating vendors. For general description of the real-time acquisitions workflow, see here. Note: This article is general, for…

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Real-time ordering: General Overview
General Overview Instructions for Institutions Instructions for vendors General overview of ExLibris APIs methodology Related blogs Real-time ordering is an integration between ExLibris Alma and Academic Library Service Providers, to streamline material ordering. It incorporates standard ordering and loading technologies with APIs to speed the availability of resources, increase the efficiency of integrating records, and…

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Create PO line API: How the bibliographic record is determined?
See also a real example at Example of new order from OASIS matching and using existing bibliographic record in Alma.   The Create New order API is mainly used for creating a PO line in Alma, representing an order that was done in a vendor system. As part of the PO line details, the relevant…

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