API Presentations

This document collects presentations about the Ex Libris APIs by staff at Alliance institutions.

Getting Started with the Alma APIs

Shared at: DUX/SYS Joint Virtual Meeting 2020

Presenter: Kyle Banerjee, Oregon Health & Science University

Slides: Getting Started with Alma API (PPTX)

Recording: Getting Started with Alma API (Video)

Description: Need to automate tasks in Alma but are not sure where to start? This session will help you understand how APIs are relevant to real work you’re doing, familiarize you with concepts that help you work with any API, and help you understand what you need to know specifically to work with the Alma API. Prior systems or programming experience is not needed, but helpful.

Getting Started with Ex Libris APIs

Shared at: Summer Meeting 2019

Presenters:

  • Blake Galbreath, Washington State University
  • Tamara Marnell, Central Oregon Community College
  • Jeremy McWilliams, Lewis & Clark College

Slides: Getting Started with Ex Libris APIs (PPTX)

Demo: Getting Started with APIs – Alma Hours (MOV)

Description: This session covers the basics of using Ex Libris APIs to interact with data from Alma or Primo. See examples of APIs in use at Alliance institutions, and learn how to implement an Alma or Primo API in a custom application.

Using Alma APIs

Shared at: Summer Meeting 2016

Presenters:

  • Jeremy McWilliams, Lewis & Clark College
  • Linda Ackers, Lane Community College
  • Bill Kelm, Willamette University

Slides:

Description: This session includes some basics on Alma development using Ex Libris Developer Network resources, along with demonstrations of the extension of Alma functionality, via API, for staff support and to improve user services.

Introduction to Webhooks

Shared in: Systems discussion list, January 2019

Presenter: Tamara Marnell, Central Oregon Community College

Slides: Introduction to Webhooks (PPTX)

Description: These slides introduce webhooks and how they can be used to trigger scripts when certain Alma processes complete.