A read-write Web service for the Acquisitions module of OCLC WorldShare Management Services so library staff can create, update, delete and submit orders and get invoices for materials they’d like to acquire. Provides developer-level access to order, invoice, budget and funding data.
Lets you create purchase orders, retrieve invoice information and designate budget and funds information as needed for your institution. Facilitates the ability to access and edit existing orders or update an individual order status, and submit purchase orders to fulfillment vendors. Invoice functions provide vendor information with specific details such as quantity, price, shipping, etc. Through the Acquisitions API, you can combine your data with external fulfillment vendor data, such as that from Amazon, Alibris, YBP and others and save a lot of time, steps and screens in acquisitions workflows.
You can get information about orders and invoices, including:
Through this API, you can edit orders and order item data, and export invoice information to use in an external financial system such as SAP or PeopleSoft.
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