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NEBASE Hour - July 2008 - What's New in WorldCat Resource Sharing?


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OCLC continues to make improvements to the WorldCat Resource Sharing system. Attend this session for an overview of the most recent enhancements to WorldCat Resource Sharing, such as: Printing and Searching improvements, Updates to the Policies Directory, Additional deflection and Reasons for No options, and more!

Presented by Christa Burns as the NEBASE Hour for July 9, 2008.

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NEBASE Hour - July 2008 - What's New in WorldCat Resource Sharing?

  1. 1. What's New in WorldCat Resource Sharing? July 9, 2008 Christa Burns OCLC Member Services Coordinator NEBASE
  2. 2. GAC, GAC/UL and UL Affiliations <ul><li>Lenders see a list of all the GACs, GAC/ULs and ULs to which both they and the requesting library belong to </li></ul><ul><li>Use to recognize partners with whom you have lending agreements and more accurately make policy decisions, apply constant data and lending charges </li></ul>
  3. 3. Searching Closed Requests <ul><li>Author (au:) </li></ul><ul><li>Borrowing Library (bl:) </li></ul><ul><li>Call number (cn:) </li></ul><ul><li>ILLiad transition Id (tn:) </li></ul><ul><li>Lending Library (ll:) </li></ul><ul><li>Patron Department (pd:) </li></ul><ul><li>Request closed date (rc:) </li></ul><ul><li>Request identifier (an:) </li></ul><ul><li>RLG reference ID (rg:) </li></ul><ul><li>Title (ti:) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Policies Directory <ul><li>New Deflection Options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lending cost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Age of material </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Last Lender in Lender String </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advanced Searching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminates format exceptions, non-circulating or items in notes fields </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Update Reminder Message </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Users who have not updated entry in the last 12 months </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Book Straps and Stickers <ul><li>Available to lenders in the pending, and in process categories </li></ul><ul><li>New check box and Printing category </li></ul><ul><li>For Stickers, users are able to determine where on the sheet of labels the printing will start by stating how many stickers are missing from the top of the page </li></ul><ul><li>Avery Removable laser Multi-Purpose Labels, Product number 6464 </li></ul>
  6. 6. .PDF Printing <ul><li>Resolved issues with reading barcodes printed using Netscape and Firefox </li></ul><ul><li>Save or Print </li></ul><ul><li>Batch print or when requests are processed </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure OCLC is a trusted site for .PDF downloads </li></ul><ul><li>Users had problems with the new format…. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Improved 2 requests per page printing <ul><li>Left justified </li></ul><ul><li>Consistent with 1 request per page printing </li></ul><ul><li>Always included: call number, shipped date, lending charges, and returned date </li></ul><ul><li>Patron data appears to the right of the first line of bibliographic information; a vertical line separates the different information </li></ul>
  8. 8. 2 requests per page printing
  9. 9. Administrative Module Link <ul><li>Turn off the link to the Administrative Module in the Request Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Control who has access to administrative functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Admin Module  Resource Sharing  Staff ILL Settings  Authorizations </li></ul>
  10. 10. Reasons for No <ul><li>Coming July 13, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Added </li></ul><ul><li>Branch policy problem </li></ul><ul><li>Renamed </li></ul><ul><li>Lacking Volume / Issue (Old version: Lacking) </li></ul><ul><li>Not on shelf / Missing (Old version: Not on shelf) </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Processing (Old version: In process) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Reasons for No <ul><li>Retired </li></ul><ul><li>Charges </li></ul><ul><li>Locations not found </li></ul><ul><li>On reserve (now use: In use / on loan) </li></ul><ul><li>On hold (now use: In use / on loan) </li></ul><ul><li>Lost (now use: Not on shelf / Missing) </li></ul><ul><li>Not found as cited (moved to Conditional response) </li></ul><ul><li>Lacks copyright compliance (moved to Conditional response) </li></ul>
  12. 12. System Supplied Conditional Notes <ul><li>Moved from Reason for No </li></ul><ul><li>Not found as cited </li></ul><ul><li>Lacks copyright compliance </li></ul><ul><li>New </li></ul><ul><li>Duplicate request? </li></ul><ul><li>Borrower concerns / please contact lender </li></ul>
  13. 13. Complete list of Reasons for No <ul><li>In Use/On Loan </li></ul><ul><li>Non Circulating </li></ul><ul><li>Not on Shelf/Missing </li></ul><ul><li>Not Owned </li></ul><ul><li>Lacking Volume/Issue </li></ul><ul><li>Branch Policy Problem </li></ul><ul><li>On Order </li></ul><ul><li>Cost Exceeds Limit </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Processing </li></ul><ul><li>Preferred Delivery Time Not Possible </li></ul><ul><li>Poor Condition </li></ul><ul><li>At Bindery </li></ul><ul><li>Volume Issue Not Yet Available </li></ul><ul><li>Not Licensed to Fill </li></ul><ul><li>Required delivery services not supported </li></ul><ul><li>Prepayment Required </li></ul><ul><li>Other </li></ul>
  14. 14. ILLiad and other partners <ul><li>ILLiad Web Service </li></ul><ul><li>Updating partner web services used by ILLiad & other partners </li></ul><ul><li>Users will need to update to latest release of software </li></ul><ul><li>Reasons for No will be out of synch for a spell </li></ul><ul><li>ISO ILL </li></ul><ul><li>Users of ISO systems will continue to use their ISO-sanctioned Reasons for No </li></ul><ul><li>New reasons will be mapped appropriately </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Christa Burns </li></ul><ul><li>OCLC Member Services Coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>NEBASE </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>800-307-2665 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Questions???