The purpose of the WMS Acquisitions API is to allow institutions to create, update, delete, and submit orders.
There is one URL endpoint in regard to these services and they are constructed in the following manner:
https://acq.sd00.worldcat.org/purchaseorders?inst=[institution_id] //Purchase order resource
where [institution_id] is the institution's WorldCat Registry ID.
Additionally, all requests to the API require that the principalID and principalIDNS parameters be included with the URI. ex:
This is necessary to identify the user who executes the request. It is also omitted in the examples for better readability.
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