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Patron-Initiated Resource Sharing (Online)

OCLC’s WorldCat Resource Sharing (WCRS) system can accept requests patrons have created electronically in diverse external sources such as FirstSearch, which library staff can then finish processing both quickly and efficiently. This course covers how to implement patron-initiated resource sharing which, in turn, significantly reduces the time staff spends processing borrowing requests. Register here

Deflection on WorldCat Resource Sharing (Online)

The deflection feature in OCLC’s WorldCat Resource Sharing (WCRS) system enables lenders to automatically deflect requests for items in their collection that they hold but do not loan over ILL. By utilizing this feature, lenders in WCRS will significantly reduce the time they spend processing lending requests. This course covers how to set up, maintain …

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OCLC WorldCat Resource Sharing–Borrowing (Online)

This workshop focuses on the basic procedures needed to create and manage an ILL borrowing request on OCLC’s WorldCat Resource Sharing (WCRS) service. Topics include an overview of the FirstSearch interface, the basic ILL cycle, creating Constant Data records, creating ILL borrowing requests and simple management of ILL requests. Register here

Maximize the Value of Your OCLC ILL Subscription (Online)

This course helps ILL and access services managers contain costs or generate revenue, improve efficiency and use staff resources most effectively by helping them take full advantage of the value of their OCLC Resource Sharing subscription. It explains the OCLC ILL interfaces, activities and services that are included in the OCLC Resource Sharing subscription. Register …

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Maximize the Value of Your OCLC ILL Subscription (Online)

Course Overview This course helps ILL and access services managers contain costs or generate revenue, improve efficiency, and use staff resources most effectively by helping them take full advantage of the value of their OCLC Resource Sharing subscription. It explains the OCLC ILL interfaces, activities, and services that are included in the OCLC Resource Sharing …

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