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WorldShare Acquisitions, Circulation, and ILL

This table shows all of the Acquisitions, Circulation, and ILL directories for uploading files.

File Type FTP File Directory Location SFTP File Directory Location Note
Acquisitions wms/in/acq /xfer/wms/in/acq Not used by libraries
Bibliographic wms/in/bib /xfer/wms/in/bib Not used by libraries
Billing wms/in/billing /xfer/wms/in/billing Not used by libraries
Circulation data wms/in/circdata /xfer/wms/in/circdata Not used by libraries
Database wms/in/database /xfer/wms/in/database For libraries migrating from ExLibris Voyager
Local holdings records wms/in/lhr /xfer/wms/in/lhr Not used by libraries
Other wms/in/other /xfer/wms/in/other Not used by libraries
Patron wms/in/patron /xfer/wms/in/patron For data approved for automated patron data loads
Acquisitions wms/test/in/acq /xfer/wms/test/in/acq Not used by libraries
Bibliographic wms/test/in/bib /xfer/wms/test/in/bib Not used by libraries
Billing wms/test/in/billing /xfer/wms/test/in/billing Not used by libraries
Circulation data fees wms/test/in/circdata/fees /xfer/wms/test/in/circdata/fees For WMS libraries sending circulation data
Circulation data holds wms/test/in/circdata/holds /xfer/wms/test/in/circdata/holds For WMS libraries sending circulation data
Circulation data items wms/test/in/circdata/items /xfer/wms/test/in/circdata/items For WMS libraries sending circulation data
Circulation data loans wms/test/in/circdata/loans /xfer/wms/test/in/circdata/loans For WMS libraries sending circulation data
Database wms/test/in/database /xfer/wms/test/in/database Not used by libraries
Local holdings records wms/test/in/lhr /xfer/wms/test/in/lhr Not used by libraries
Other wms/test/in/other /xfer/wms/test/in/other Not used by libraries
Patron test wms/test/in/patron /xfer/wms/test/in/patron For data being evaluated during migration and for automated data loads

WorldShare Collection Evaluation

This table shows all of the Collection Evaluation directories for uploading files.

File Type FTP File Directory Location SFTP File Directory Location Note
Circulation file analytic/in/data /xfer/analytic/in/data For non-WMS libraries

WorldShare Collection Manager

This table shows all of the Collection Manager directories for uploading files.

File type FTP file directory location SFTP file directory location Note
WorldCat bibliographic data sync collections metacoll/in/bib /xfer/metacoll/in/bib  
WorldCat bibliographic and local holdings records data sync collections metacoll/in/bib /xfer/metacoll/in/bib  
WorldCat Numeric Search Key MARC data metacoll/in/bib /xfer/metacoll/in/bib Spreadsheet data: CSV or txt
WorldCat local holdings records data sync collections metacoll/in/lhr /xfer/metacoll/in/lhr  
WorldCat knowledge base collections wckb/in/data /xfer/wckb/in/data

Use this location for knowledge base collections for FTP upload of third-party holdings files ONLY. Alternatively, upload in Collection Manager in Settings > Knowledge Base Data.

You must apply specific formatting. To format third-part holdings files, see Map titles from a holdings file from a holdings file.