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Quick Start Guide

Step 1: Register for a User Account

Step 2: Obtain an API Key (issued by IEEE after review of user account information) 

Each API key is associated with a specific user account and is required to make API requests. API keys are issued during 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday – Friday.

Step 3: Start Using the API

Interested in quickly trying out the API?
Sign in and use the Interactive Documentation. Your API key will be pre-loaded. You can also manually enter your API key if needed.

Need a standard-based library to access the API?
Choose from the SDKs available in Java or PHP or  Python 

Prefer to write your own API queries?
Read the API documentation to find out how to construct queries, available query parameters, specifying response formats, and other items. 

Step 4: Track Your API Usage

A variety of reports are available to logged-in users via the My Account screen.