MEI 13

DevConnect 2021: Migrating open orders with WMS APIs

This presentation will describe Concordia University Library's project to migrate orders using the Acquisitions and Vendor Information Center APIs.

Dit is een on-demand evenement.

Concordia University Library (CDN) finished migrating its library catalog and circulation system from Innovative's Sierra ILS to WorldShare in 2020. Automatic migration of acquisitions data was not part of the standard migration procedure, but we decided to migrate some acquisitions data -- open monograph and serial orders -- via WMS APIs, rather than manually transferring all that information. The presentation will describe the project and the challenges we overcame using the Acquisitions and Vendor Information Center APIs (as well as a bit of screen-scraping) to migrate our orders first to Concordia's implementation sandbox environment and then to production.


  • Larry Deck, Concordia University Library

This session was part of OCLC's DevConnect 2021 program. Learn more about DevConnect 2021.

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13 mei 2021


1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]