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Configure Alma API-KEY

LIBstick retrieves automatically details from Alma is regards to items or SETs.
This is performed by an API call and is based on the API-KEY. The call will not work without the API-KEY.

Steps to configure API-KEYs in LIBstick:

  1. Login to Alma developer site:
  2. Create API-KEY (read only) for BIBs
  3. Create API-KEY (read only) for Configuration
  4. Create API-KEY (read only) for Users
  5. Open LIBstick administration screen > LIBstick menu > API’s Keys
  6. In this screen copy and paste both API-KEYS:
    Screen Elements:
    • Region – the region of the institute.
    • Bibs API KEY – required to retrieve item details from Alma
    • Configuration API KEY – required for Alma SET import
    • Users API KEY – required for Alma Users import (e.g. addresses, names tags)
    • Save Keys – stored the API KEYS in LIBstick
    • Check Keys – it is recommended to test that the keys are valid before saving
  7. Click “CHECK KEYS” to check the keys
  8. Click “SAVE KEYS” to save the changes
Alma API keys screen

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