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ILL for management centers

ILL for borrowing management centers

This page is dedicated to libraries who use WorldShare® Interlibrary Loan as a group. An ILL group in this instance consists of many member libraries submitting their ILL requests to an agent or management center, who then submits those requests to lenders on their behalf.

OCLC has created an alternative version of the new WorldShare ILL interface for borrowing management centers and group member libraries to use, to save time in managing ILL requests among one another.

Libraries participating in such a group will find video tutorials and documentation dedicated to this alternative interface on the links below. The content is divided based on whether you are a management center, or a group member library.  The searching and printing functionalities are the same for centers and members, and are identical to the original WorldShare ILL interface.

Members of borrowing management groups, see Getting Started with OCLC WorldShare Interlibrary Loan.

Recorded training sessions

ILL for borrowing management centers- Member libraries

This recorded training session is intended for member libraries that are part of a group in a borrowing management center environment. The tasks member libraries are able to complete depend upon how the service was configured for the group. If your library cannot perform some tasks, contact your referral center to have that done on your behalf. The prerequisite for this session is to know the basics of WorldShare ILL.

View a recorded session (43 min)

ILL for borrowing management centers- Referral Center

This recorded training session is intended for managers at the referral center for the group of libraries in a borrowing management center environment. The tasks available for the member libraries depend upon how the service was configured for the group. The prerequisite for this session is to know the basics of WorldShare ILL.

View a recorded session (47 min)

 

For additional information, see our video tutorials.