Learn how to enter your library's information into the Policies Directory.
The Profile tab provides a summary of your institution’s information. The table below indicates where the information is stored.
Asterisks (*) indicate that data in the field comes from the WorldCat registry (Not Defined indicates the data is absent). To change this data, log on to the WorldCat registry.
|Name (Symbol)*||Library's name, as it would appear on a shipping label or billing address.|
|Also Called*||Library is also called by this name.|
|Location*||City, state/province, postal code, country.|
|Shipping Address||The library's mailing address, as defined on the Contacts tab.|
|Institution Type*||The library's description of itself (one type per library).|
Indicates whether the library lends through OCLC.
Possible conflict between statuses: See Change Supplier Status.
|Days To Respond||
Indicates the number of days needed to respond to a request (4, 8, 12, 16 or 20).
Note: For more information about Days To Respond, see Days to Respond.
|Non-Circulating||Materials, formats, or collections that are not lent out.|
|Periods||Length of time items are loaned or renewed, as defined on the Policies tab. The shortest and longest periods on the Policies tab show up here.|
|Fees||The range of costs to the borrower of loans or copies, as defined on the Policies tab.|
|Request Methods||Methods used by borrower to request loan or copy of an item, as defined on the Policies tab.|
|Delivery Methods||Methods used by lender to send requested item, as defined on the Policies tab.|
|Group Affiliations||Groups of which the library is a member. Defined by OCLC and the library.|
|International Lender||Countries the library will lend to (in addition to the country in which the library is located), as defined on the Policies tab.|
Asterisks (*) indicate that data in the field comes from the WorldCat registry (Not Defined indicates the data is absent). To change this data, log on to the registry.
|Article Exchange||The library's status for OCLC Article Exchange is listed.|
|Odyssey Address||The library's Odyssey FTP address, as defined on the Contacts tab.|
|Library Catalog URL*||The institution or library's Web-accessible catalog.|
|Library Homepage URL*||The institution or library's main Web site address.|
|Lending URL||The internet address of the part of the library responsible for lending.|
|FEIN*||Federal Employer Identification Number (also known as Federal Tax Identification Number). A nine-digit number issued by the Internal Revenue Service to track a business's tax returns.|