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Search Web Service Explorer

A new version of this service is available. The documentation here is for a previous version. Please refer to Current Search Web Service for new application development.

The Search Web Service explorer allows you to issue each of the available requests to the service and view the XML response using your web browser. Because XML is returned, we recommend using Internet Explorer 5 or later, Firefox or Netscape 7.1 or later.

This is service version DDSWS v1.0.

Service Base URL:

Search and UserSearch*
Enter search terms:
Enter ID:
  Return in format:
Enter a URL:
ListCollections, ListGradeRanges, ListSubjects, ListResourceTypes, ListContentStandards, ListXmlFormats
Choose a request:
*Note: not all request arguments are illustrated above. Refer to the search web service documentation for a complete description of each request.

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