Circulation Interchange Protocol (NCIP) Part 2: Implementation Profile 1
|Publication Date:||1 January 2012|
This IMP1 addresses the following implementation issues:
• Message, Character, and Data Encoding
• Required Components and Behavior
• Network Transport
• Network Security
• Scheme Registration
• Provision for Extension
The purpose of this Protocol Implementation Profile 1 (IMP1) is to specify details of implementation of the NISO Circulation Interchange Part 1: Protocol (NCIP). This IMP1 was developed primarily to support three broad application areas:
• Direct Consortial Borrowing,
• Self Service Circulation.
Secondarily, the profile was intended for use with emerging application areas such as the management of electronic resources.