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Known issues

This page lists known issues in the WorldShare Circulation application. Availability dates are subject to change.

Please see the OCLC System Status Dashboard for active issues.

Current issues


issue details

Offline Client and POS Printer Server Application do not run from the Start Menu on Java versions later than Java 8u162

Later versions of Java 8 introduced a bug which will fail to launch applications from the Start Menu of your workstation.

Note: Java 9 and higher are not yet supported.

Identified: May 2018

Workaround: Install Java SE Runtime Environment 8u162 or earlier to run the Offline Client and POS printer application from your workstation's Start Menu. If you must run a later version of Java 8, you can still run the applications by executing the JNLP files directly (i.e. wms-offline-circulation.jnlp and wms-posprinter-server.jnlp).

Fixed issues


Fixed issues - Table
issue fix date
Dropdown for Location Indexes Missing in WorldShare Circulation or WorldShare Acquisitions under Local Holdings Records Search in Discover Items

When using the Location indexes under the Local Holdings Records search in Discover Items, the Branch and Shelving Location values will appear in the dropdown menu for selection in whichever module you access first and are blank in the module you access second. For example, if you access WorldShare Circulation first, you will have location values available in the dropdown menu when using the Local Holdings Records search but the locations will be blank when you try to use in WorldShare Acquisitions.
18 May 2019
Copy number does not display in list of LHRs

The 852 $t copy number no longer displays in the list of Local Holdings Records following a bibliographic record when the Working with Records > LHR Preference setting is enabled.
18 May 2019
Delete option missing for multipart and serial titles on Details screen

When attempting to delete a multipart or serial Local Holdings Record from the Details screen after clicking View/Edit, the Delete option is missing.
18 May 2019
Pull List printing problems

All columns are included when printing the Pull List table instead of the selected columns. The button to print individual PULL_LIST_ENTRY receipts does not display.
10-11 April 2019
Holds To Review Policy not available in Service Configuration

The Holds To Review Policy is temporarily unavailable in Service Configuration. The policy will be made available for configuration as soon as possible.
10-11 April 2019

ILL due date not honored by WorldShare Circulation

Loan Policy is applied when checking out a temporary item created via Circ-ILL Integration instead of the more restrictive of Loan Policy and the lender's due date.

14 October 2018




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