WorldShare Management Services sandbox applications
Learn which applications are and are not available in the WMS sandbox.
The following applications are available in the WMS sandbox. Please note that there are several features in each application that are not available for use.
Note: API functions, including the Developer Network's sandbox, are operational in your WMS sandbox for library testing, however, not for testing by third parties.
|WorldCat Discovery||Cite||Users are unable to generate formatted citations. Export of RIS files still supported.|
|Collections search (WorldCat.org ONLY)||This feature is unavailable resulting in an error page displayed to the user. Remainder of site is otherwise usable. This applies to WorldCat.org only.|
|Email notification||Email services are unavailable in the sandbox.|
|Google Analytics||The sandbox environment will not export analytics.|
|ILL||OpenURL forms may not load.|
|Sayt||Search suggestions are unavailable in the sandbox.|
|WorldShare Acquisitions||Discover items searching in acquisitions – Open in Connexion link||Connexion is unavailable for use in the sandbox.|
|Jobs||Automated jobs are not moved over from production.
Automated jobs cannot be active.
|Order notification||Outbound HTTP order notification is deleted.|
|Vendor notification||All outbound emails are dropped and do not go to their intended destination. This includes:
|WorldShare Circulation||Debt collection||Production configuration data is copied down but is not usable.|
|Emails: Notifications & receipts||Circulation email notifications & receipts can be delivered from the sandbox only to OCLC email addresses.
Note: IDM password reset emails can be sent from the sandbox to OCLC and non-OCLC email addresses
||ILL Settings will be cleansed during each refresh.
|Offline client||If you have the necessary WSKey, you can download the client from Service Configuration; however, you are unable to upload transactions.|
|POS printer||You can download the application from Service Configuration, but this is not recommended on machines using the POS printer app for 'real' production work.|
|SIP2||Production configuration data is copied down but is not usable.|
|WorldShare Collection Manager||Cooperative management features||Functionality is unavailable in the sandbox.|
|Customize records||MARC records cannot be output, but you can change settings in your record profile.|
|Data sync collections||Data sync collections are unavailable in the sandbox.|
|Google Scholar||Google Scholar functionality is unavailable in the sandbox.|
|Knowledge base collection KBART upload/download||You can add knowledge base titles manually in the interface and by OCLC number, but you cannot make changes using KBART files.|
|MARC record delivery:
||You can create knowledge base collections, query collections, and cataloging partner collections, but you will not receive any MARC record output for these collections.|
|Metadata > My Files||Files and reports are unavailable for upload/download.|
|Reports||Reports cannot be created or delivered.|
|WorldShare License Manager||SUSHI service||This includes vendor configuration, one-time, and recurring harvests.|
|Template subscription notifications|
|Trial license response goal notifications|
|WorldShare Record Manager||Authority data auto suggest in the bibliographic record editor||Functionality is available but data might be outdated.|
|Discover items searching in acquisitions – Open in Connexion link||Connexion is unavailable for use in the sandbox.|
|Export lists||Functionality is available but data in records may be outdated and should not be imported into other systems.|
|Export records using TCP/IP|
|Other records linked to work – Entity manager service||Functionality is available but data might be outdated.|
|Record change requests|
|Submitting authority records for review|
|Text view - FAST auto suggest||Functionality is available but data might be outdated.|
The following applications are unavailable in the sandbox environment:
- Digby mobile app
- WorldShare Interlibrary Loan
- WorldShare Report Designer
Please OCLC Support if you have any questions about using the WMS sandbox.