WMS Vendor Information Center API

Developer-level access to information about who your library works with—the vendors you rely on for materials, products, content and services.

  • Status: Production
  • Sandbox access: Yes

What you get

Information about your library's vendors and your relationship, including:

  • General information: name, language, currency, roles, etc.
  • Addresses and contacts: e-mail address, IM, names, titles, roles, etc.
  • Account numbers and notification settings

Who can use it

Sandbox access to this API is available to anyone. Production access is available for libraries that use OCLC's WorldShare Management Systems.

Commercial partnerships are also available.

Authentication & Authorization

This WMS API supports the WSKey HMAC Signature and Access Token patterns.

API requests also require attribution to a WorldShare user. Details about on user-level authorization are available in the authentication and authorization overview.

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