WMS Availability API

Retrieve Availability information for materials within a specific library's collections

  • Status: Production
  • Sandbox access: Yes

What you get

You can get information about holdings and copy information related to a specific bibliographic identifier, including:

  • Item status
  • Location
  • Shelving Location
  • Call Number
  • Barcode

Who can use it

Access is available for libraries that use OCLC's WorldShare Management Systems.

Commercial partnerships are also available.

Authentication & Authorization

The WMS APIs supports the WSKey HMAC Signature and Access Token patterns.