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Article Exchange - Custom Configuration

Use this screen to customize your settings for OCLC®Article Exchange.

After making changes to the sections described below, click Cancel to start over, or Save Changes to save and continue. Once saved, your changed page will be active. To link your custom Article Exchange URL to your institution’s Web site, use the following URL structure:

https://12345.worldcat.org/ILL/articleexchange/FileUpload

Replace the numbers with your registry ID.

Institution Details

See the information below to change any fields in your institution’s configuration of Article Exchange. See the images below for samples of placement of each field. Or click the blue information logo in the interface for further information and examples of screen placement.

Institution details

  • Institution Logo URL: Provide a URL to an image of your institution’s logo. The URL must begin with "http://" and be no longer than 80 characters. The logo image also cannot exceed 80 pixels in height and 275 pixels in width.
  • Site Description Text: Type text that will appear as description text for your institution’s custom Article Exchange site (80-character limit).
  • Background Color: Choose a color for the shaded background on your page. 
    •  Note: Type the hex value in the field provided (a hex color value is a six-digit code that browsers can interpret and render into a desired color), or use the color picker to find a hex value.

  • Field Text Color: Choose a color for the field text.
  • Button Color: Choose a color for buttons in Article Exchange. This color is persistent for ALL buttons in the interface.
  • Upload Button Text: Type text that you wish to appear as the label for the Drop file button (80-character limit).

Upload button

  • Upload Button Text Color: Choose a color for the text on the Drop file button.
  • Download Button Color: Choose a color for the patron download (Get my file) button.
  • Download Button Text: Type text that you wish to appear as the label for the patron download button (80-character limit).

Download button

  • Dowonload Button Text Color: Choose a color for the text on the download button.
  • Instruction Title: Type text that will appear as the title of the instructions for your staff (80-character limit).
  • Patron Instructions: Type text that will appear as instructions to the patron, after they click the article link in their e-mail (80-character limit).
  • Patron Email Template: By default, the e-mail to your patron states the information below. The article link and password fields are constant, but you may choose to customize the text, if desired.

Patron email template

Staff Instructions

Type instructions you wish to display to your staff. Instructions must be added a line at a time. To prevent loss of data, it is recommended that you type your instructions using NotePad, then copy and paste them into the fields on the screen.

To add instructions for your staff:

  • To add an instruction, click Add another instruction.
  • To delete a line, click the Delete button (Delete button).

Staff Links

Type the URL and accompanying text for any links you wish to display for your staff.

To add links:

  • To add a link, click Add another link.
  • To delete a link, click the Delete button (Delete button).

Patron Links

Type the URL and accompanying text for any links you wish to display to your patrons.

To add links:

  • To add a link, click Add another link.
  • To delete a link, click the Delete button (Delete button).
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