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Budgets and Vendors
This thirteen-minute video shows how to search, edit and create new vendors in WorldShare Acquisitions.
This eleven-minute video goes through the steps for creating a purchase order, adding monographs to the order, editing, and placing the order.
Ordering serials subscriptions
This eleven-minute video shows how to create and place a purchase order for serials subscriptions in WorldShare Acquisitions.
This ten-minute video demonstrates the workflow for purchase requests in WorldShare Acquisitions.
Ordering when there's no WorldCat record
This thirteen-minute video shows how to create a brief level record when there is no existing record in WorldCat.
Import order, invoice, and shelf ready data files
This ten-minute video shows how to import order, invoice, and shelf ready data files in WorldShare Acquisitions.
Approval plans, Standing orders, Monographic Series and Gifts
Receive approval plan items
This ten minute video shows how to receive approval plan items in WorldShare Acquisitions.
Create a standing order for a book series
This nine-minute video shows how to create a standing order for a book series in WorldShare Acquisitions, and how to receive and invoice titles in the series.
This eleven-minute video shows how to manage monographic series in WorldShare Acquisitions so you can encumber funds for the series subscription and expend funds as volumes are added to the series.
Create a gift/donation list
This six-minute video shows how to create a gift/donation list in WorldShare Acquisitions and how to add items to the list and receive them making them available in your collection.
Searching for bibliographic records in WorldCat
This thirteen-minute video shows how to search for records in WorldCat for both ordering and for adding holdings for items.
Receiving and Invoicing
Receive and invoice monographs
This eight-minute video shows how to receive and invoice single-part and multi-part monographs.
Receive and invoice serials subscriptions
This six-minute video shows how to receive and invoice serials subscriptions in WorldShare Management Services.
Add a credit for a paid bibliographic item
This four-minute video shows how to add a credit for a paid bibliographic item in WorldShare Acquisitions.
Search and browse local holdings records
This eleven-minute video shows how to search and browse local holdings records to perform various tasks.
Add holdings for single part monographs
This three-minute video shows how to add holdings for single part monographs in WorldShare Acquisitions.
Add holdings for multi-part monographs
This eight-minute video shows how to add holdings for multi-part monographs in WorldShare Acquisitions.
Add holdings for serials
This nine-minute video shows how to add serials holdings in WorldShare Acquisitions and how to edit the summary statement in WorldShare Record Manager.
Serials Issues Management
Serials issues management
This fourteen-minute video goes through the steps for serials issues management for a new serial subscription, including selecting a bibliographic record, adding issues metadata, and more.
Claim missing serials issues
This seven-minute video shows how to claim missing serials issues in WorldShare Acquisitions.
Setup to bind serials issues
This five-minute video goes through the setup steps to bind serials issues in WorldShare Acquisitions.
Bind serials issues
This six-minute video shows the bind serials workflow in WorldShare Acquisitions.