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DMPonline user group - How to make the most of APIs

Join this DMPonline user group meeting for an introduction on how to use the APIs.

11 October 2022 |


This user group meeting is primarily aimed at subscribing institutions.

The programme will include an overview of existing APIs, how they can be used and their benefits. It will also include examples of how some institutions have used the data retrieved from APIs for various purposes.

It may be useful to prepare for the meeting by reading the information about the APIs that is available on GitHub.

Find out more about existing APIs


Please note that this a draft programme. Some of the timings may change. Firm programme will be communicated closer tot he time.

Time Topic
10:30 - 10:45 BST

Introduction & icebreaker

Overview of latest and forthcoming development work

10:45 - 11:05 BST

Overview of APIs

A quick introduction on how to use the APIs, what data can be retrieved, and some use cases.

11:05 - 11:15 BST


This will give participants the opportunity to ask questions about how to use the APIs.

11:15 - 11:25 BST Coffee break
11:25 - 11:35 BST Guest speaker (to be confirmed)
11:35 - 11:40 BST Questions
11:40 - 11:55 BST


Participants will be invited to ask further questions and put forward suggestions for improvements to existing APIs or implementation of new APIs. 

11:55 - 12:00 Quick summary

Note that BST = GMT + 1.


The event is free to attend. Registration is required to enable us to circulate joining instructions.