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WorldShare Acquisitions Release Notes, June 2024


Release Date: June 5, 2024


This release of WorldShare Acquisitions provides one new feature. This feature will help you manage more complex workflows, including:

  • Updating the URL of the vendor management API

Many of these enhancements are the direct result of your feedback.

Recommended actions

For this release, we recommend that you review the following checklists and complete the relevant tasks so that you can adjust your policies and workflows and train your staff. These checklists identify updates that we have determined as significant for most institutions. We encourage you to review all of the items in the release notes to determine whether there are other items that might require additional action or follow up by your institution.

Administrative actions

These items require immediate action or decisions.


If you are using the vendor management platform API, you need to change the URL you are using when accessing the API by September 2024.

Follow-up actions

In an effort to keep your staff informed of new features and changes, you may also want to consider these items.


None at this time.

New features and enhancements

Change to URL of vendor management API

The domain URL of the vendor endpoint has changed from a data-center-specific URL ( to the URL pattern used for invoices and budgets that is based on the registry ID of the institution ({registry_id} 

All applications using the vendor management API must update their URLs by September, 2024, when the old URL will be deprecated.

Important links

Support website(s)

Support information for this product and related products can be found at: