Article Exchange API

Share electronic documents easily to fulfill resource sharing requests.

  • Status: Production
  • Sandbox access: Yes

What you get

A read/write web service for cloud-based document delivery that provides developer-level access to the Article Exchange document-sharing site. Article Exchange provides a secure location where lending libraries can place requested documents and the borrowing library can easily retrieve them.

Who can use it

  • Libraries with a WorldShare ILL subscription
  • Libraries that license the ILLiad software

Authentication & Authorization

The Article Exchange API supports the WSKey HMAC Signature pattern.

API requests also require attribution to a user.