The HoldingsIQ service retrieves vendor, package and title related information in JSON format. The service automates the managing of holdings data from different sources.





Rate Limits

A rate limit is the number of requests that a customer ID can make within a given time period.  Rate limits ensure that EBSCO maintains a high quality of service.  These limits help us provide the most reliable and scalable API for our partner developer communities.

Rate Limits

  • Live Daily Rate Limit per Customer ID - 30000 requests per day
  • Sandbox Daily Rate Limit per Customer ID - 10000 requests per day

Rate Limit Error

When a customer ID has reached their rate limit, HoldingsIQ will return an API response with an HTTPS Code of 429, Too Many Requests, with the following JSON body:

       "message": "Limit Exceeded"