This video demonstrates how to enable and configure the ILL request button in WorldCat Discovery Services.

Add a proxy and a prompt for patrons' remote access options to subscription resources and ILL

Sign in to OCLC Service Configuration, navigate to My WorldCat.org > User Interface Options.

To create a link for your WorldCat Discovery, enter the following information for one of your Custom Link(s) settings:

  • Type: "remote access login"
  • URL: https://ezproxy.idm.oclc.org/login?url=
    You might need to check "Append current URL to the end of this link"
  • Display text: Create a custom text label of your choice

When a resource is selected that requires remote authentication, patrons will see a box that says "Authentication Required" and includes a link to sign in.  

Add links to open access content

Sign in to OCLC Service Configuration, navigate to My WorldCat.org > Full Text OpenURL Resolvers (outgoing requests).

Add links to a non-OCLC OpenURL resolver button

OCLC's link resoklver references your WorldCat knowledge base (assess via WorldShare Collection Manager, Metadata tab). If you have configured your knowledge base, you do not need to configure this module. Sign in to OCLC Service Configuration, navigate to My WorldCat.org > Full Text OpenURL Resolvers (outgoing requests).

Add a WorldCat Discovery search box to your library web pages