LCF v1.2.0 Implementation Profiles

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LCF v1.2.0

Book Industry Communication

Library Interoperability Standards

Library Data Communication Framework for Terminal Applications (LCF)

Implementation Profiles

Issue 2

23 December 2019


Profiles

This document defines implementation profiles for the LCF data communication framework.

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P00 Core LMS Profile

(Added in Issue 2)

This profile defines which of the core functions by entity type need to be supported by an LMS.

Core function: 01
Retrieve/View entity instance information
02
Retrieve entity instance list
03
Create entity instance
04
Modify entity instance
05</br>Delete entity instance
E01
Manifestation
y y      
E02
Item
y y   y  
E03
Patron
y y y y y
E04
Location
y y      
E05
Loan
y y      
E06
Reservation
y y y   y
E07
Charge
y y y    
E08
Payment
y y y    
E09
Contact
y y y y  
E13
Authorization
y y      
E14
Authority/Inst.
y y      
E15
Message/alert
y y      

P01 Self Issue

This profile has the following function groups:

  • Basic check-in / check-out with standard HTTP response (no XML payload)
  • Handle item security information on check-in / check-out
  • Retrieve Patron-specific loan information
  • Reservation-related activities (retrieve reservation information, make / cancel reservations)
  • Handle payments (handle charge refs in check-in/check-out response, make payment).
  Basic Security Loans Reservations Payments
Basic check out X        
Check out with
security
  X      
Check out with
charge
        X
Basic check in X        
Check in with
security
  X      
Check in with
charge
        X
List checked-out items (loans)     X    
List reserved items       X  
Make payment         X

P02 Patron information maintenance

This profile has the following function groups:

  • Maintain personal contact details
  • Manage reservations
  • Manage charges
  Personal Reservations Charges
Retrieve patron record X    
Modify patron record X    
List contact records X    
Modify contact record X    
Delete contact record X    
List reserved items   X  
Cancel reservation   X