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WorldShare Acquisitions Release Notes, September 2023


Release Date: September 18, 2023


This release of WorldShare Acquisitions provides one new feature. These features will help you manage more complex workflows, including:

  • Entering new enumeration captions for serial issues

Many of these enhancements are the direct result of your feedback.

Recommended actions

For this release, we recommend that you review the following checklists and complete the relevant tasks so that you can adjust your policies and workflows and train your staff. These checklists identify updates that we have determined as significant for most institutions. We encourage you to review all of the items in the release notes to determine whether there are other items that might require additional action or follow up by your institution.

Administrative actions

These items require immediate action or decisions.


None at this time.

Follow-up actions

In an effort to keep your staff informed of new features and changes, you may also want to consider these items.


Instruct staff to use new enumeration captions if appropriate for new or existing serial issues.

New features and enhancements

Entering new enumeration captions

When creating serial issues, you can select new enumeration captions in a variety of languages.  This includes:

Caption Language Abbreviation
Jaargang  Dutch jrg.
Aflevering  Dutch afl. 
Bijlage Dutch bijl. 
Speciaal nummer Dutch spec. nr.
Themanummer Dutch themanr. 
Nieuwe serie Dutch nw ser.
Volgende serie Dutch volg. ser.  
New Series English n.s.
Next Series English next ser.
Temporada Spanish Temp.
Suplemento  Spanish Supl.
Índice Spanish Índ.
Bulletin English bull.
Fascile English fasc.
Fascicule French fasc.
Nouvelle série French nouv. sér.
Série French sér.
Supplément French suppl.
Numéro French n. 
Mise à jour French màj.
Année French anné.
Édition French éd.
Release English rel.
Year  English yr.
Partie French part.
Zväzok Slovakian zv.
Jilid Malay jil.
Législature French lég.
Legislature English leg.
Session English sess.
Series English ser.
Deel Dutch dl.
Editie Dutch ed.

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