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APIs and Integration

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Gobi API Purchase Order creation for DDA autopurchases

Please enable the GOBI API to create purchase orders in Alma for auto-purchased DDA titles. This automation will allow for accurate tracking of DDA purchases in Alma and reduce manual work/errors in POL creation
Guest 5 days ago in APIs and Integration 0

GobiAPI Integration with OCLC WMS

Real-time order API supporting transfer of bibliographic and order data between GOBI and OCLC WMS.
Caroline Zappasodi almost 2 years ago in APIs and Integration 0 Future consideration

Integration with library system

We need integration with our library system (Alma) to better expose the following within the selection process: current available balance on selected funds current holdings including whether we own or only have access to a book title
Guest over 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow / APIs and Integration 0 Future consideration

Acquisition workflow when ordering print duplicates of ebooks

Lately I have had to order print copies of ebooks that we own. When the print record finds the print isbn in the FOLIO ebook record, it attaches to the ebook record. It is a lot of work to remove the print isbn BEFORE placing the order in GOBI, an...
Guest over 1 year ago in Acquisition Workflow / APIs and Integration 0 Future consideration

Gobi needs to send edition #s to EDS for the "Gobi Ebook" database

Gobi now maintains its own entire "database" called Gobi Ebooks, in EDS. But it doesn't include the edition #s. Especially in STEM/Med fields, there are lots of editions and patrons often ask for a book by its edition #, not its pub year (along wi...
Guest 12 months ago in APIs and Integration 0 Future consideration

single-click request of multi-user ebooks for backlist titles not available that way

Often we want to be able to buy a license to a multi-user ebook for an older backlist title, perhaps a classic, perhaps just something that somebody wants to use in a course. I'd like to have an option to "request multi-user ebook license" where I...
David Wuolu over 1 year ago in APIs and Integration / eBook Management 0 Future consideration