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Integration with License Manager and WorldCat knowledge base

You can view and edit information from License Manager and the WorldCat knowledge base from within WorldShare Acquisitions.

View more information about a WorldCat knowledge base collection or title

You can view more information about a WorldCat knowledge base collection or title by hovering over the information icon (Information icon) for the item. This icon appears on the following pages:

  • Order item details
  • Order
  • Receive and invoice
Collection information
For collections, you can view information such as:
  • Name
  • Selected or Not
  • Number of titles selected/available
  • Provider (with link to Provider)
  • Attributes
Title information
For titles, you can view information such as:
  • Title
  • Selected or Not
  • Format
  • Author (if applicable)
  • Publisher
  • OCLC Number
  • ISBN or ISSN
  • Content Availability (e.g., full-text coverage dates)
  • Collection
  • Provider
  • Attributes

Enable a collection or title for use in the WorldCat knowledge base

If a collection or title is not selected already, you can select it within Acquisitions. This will enable the collection or title for patron use in the WorldCat knowledge base.

  1. Locate the collection or title.
  2. Hover over the information icon for the collection or title.
  3. From the pop-up window, click Select.

View license data for a collection or title

License information

You can view whether a collection or title belongs to a license by hovering over the information icon (Information icon) for the item. This icon appears on the following pages:

  • Order item details
  • Order
  • Receive and invoice

Create a license or add a collection or title to an existing license

If a collection or title does not have a license, you can add the resource to a new or existing license.

Add a collection or title to an existing license

  1. Locate the collection or title.
  2. Hover over the information icon for the collection or title.
  3. Click Add to License.
  4. Select the Add to Existing License tab.

Add a collection or title to a new license

  1. Locate the collection or title.
  2. Hover over the information icon for the collection or title.
  3. Click Add to License.
  4. Select a license type from the License Type drop-down list.
  5. Click Continue.