News

Keep up to date with the latest developments, technical briefs on the platform and services, and general goings on here at the Developer Network.

  • Mobile Development Part 1 - Hybrid App Authentication

    Would you like to build mobile applications against OCLC API's? We show you how to rapidly develop a hybrid app and walk through the authentication flow. Development is efficient and inexpensive because the open source PhoneGap framework has one code...

  • Update to WMS CirculationAPI

    The latest release of the Update to WMS Circulation API includes new operations for forwarding holds, pulling items, inventory and in-house check-ins of items.

  • WMS Web Services Maintenance March 8

    All Web services that require  user level authentication will be unavailable during the installation window, which is between 2:00 – 8:00 AM Eastern USA, Sunday Mar...

  • Homegrown Reclamation with WorldCat Metadata API

    Check out Sarah Johnston's article in code4lib journal on using WorldCat Metadata API to do a reclamation project.

  • Fix for VuFind WorldCat Module

    A fix for the VuFind WorldCat module author search performance issue is now available.

  • WMS Web Services Install January 18

    All Web services that require  user level authentication will be unavailable during the installation window, which is between 2:00 – 8:00 AM Eastern USA, Sunday Jan...

  • WMS Web Services Install November 23

    The new date for the November WMS Web services install is this Sunday, November 23rd. This install will include changes to two of our WMS APIs.

  • November Release Update

    Deployment of the latest software release was unsuccessful.  We have restored the software to its current release. We will let you know when another installation date is established.

  • Planned Downtime for November 9 Release

    WMS Web services will be down during the install window for this weekend'...

  • System Maintenance on February 23

    System maintenance to the WorldShare platform will be performed this weekend to both the Institution Registry and the Identity Management (IDM) systems, affecting web services that require