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WorldShare Collection Manager Release Notes, September 2022


Release Date: Sept 1st,2022


This release of WorldShare Collection Manager provides new features and enhancements including:

  • Addition of Not Selected Collections search Scope for Providers
  • Addition of Not selected Collections search Scope for Titles 
  • Improvement to Linking

These search enhancements are the direct result of your feedback.

New features and enhancements

Additional search Scope options for Not Selected Collections

Ability to filter to the Not Selected Search Scope for Providers and Titles.

In this release, you will be able to Scope to Not Selected Collections when searching Providers and Titles in WorldShare Collection Manager, in addition to the current options of My Selected Collections and All Collections.  This new functionality will help libraries work more efficiently when selecting new collections and titles for their users.

This is in addition to the Scope being made available for Collections in the March, 2022 release.

Please note the changes in the screenshots below.

View with the new Not Selected Collections search Scope for Provider, the default will be My Selected Collections:

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View with the new Not Selected Collections search Scope for Titles:

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Improvement to Linking

In this release, OCLC introduced functionality behind the scenes that improves links to electronic resource titles that appear in WorldCat Discovery and This will help create a better linking experience.

Bug Fixes

Users are now able to use an Asterisk * for truncation, when searching providers in Collection Manager.  This functionality is now fixed.


Support website(s)

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