How will I know when content has been updated or added to the Unified Compliance Framework?

If you want to know what new Authority Documents to add to a specific instance of your software, you must query your customers' shared Authority Document lists and check each list associated with your instance to see if there is a change in the list. Customers may add or delete Authority Documents from their lists.


To learn about content updates and additions:

  1. Make an API request(s).

  2. Process the date_updated field of all shared Authority Document lists associated with your instance to see if anything has been updated since the last time you made a request to the same endpoint.

  3. Compare the Authority Documents in each of the updated shared Authority Document lists contained in the API response to discern if an Authority Document has been added.
    Note: Customers may add an Authority Document that was added 5 years ago to their list, for this reason please do not rely solely on date_released fields for Authority Documents and date_added for Common Controls and Citations. 

  4. Compare the date_modified fields of all the Authority Documents, Common Controls, and Citations in each of the updated shared Authority Document lists to find out what has been modified within the list.

 

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