A read only web service that allows a developer to send a query about an OCLC member library using their OCLC Symbol or Registry ID and in return receive ILL policies information about that institution.
Sends in an OCLC Symbol or Registry ID and the Policies Directory web service will return information about that symbol or ID including address, contact and ILL policies information. Additionally, developers can query for a specific piece of policy information such as hours, contacts, or fees.
The ability to retrieve institution specific information about any OCLC Member library. ILL Policy information includes:
One possible use of this information is to create library groupings based on geography, ILL fees, type of material a library will lend.
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