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Odyssey

Odyssey at a glance

The Odyssey software allows sites to send and receive electronic documents to other Odyssey sites, OCLC ILLiad sites, and other vendor's software that supports the Odyssey protocol.

Benefits

  • No-charge software removes the cost barrier to electronic document delivery
  • Delivers easy-to-use document delivery functionality to any size interlibrary loan operation
  • Supports interactions with a global resource sharing community that includes other Odyssey sites, OCLC ILLiad sites, and other vendor's software that supports the Odyssey protocol

Features

  • Send and receive electronic documents
  • Review, insert, delete, rotate, crop and deskew images either sending or receiving
  • Automatically add coversheets to incoming or outgoing documents
  • Rescan any incorrectly scanned pages
  • Send black, grayscale, color, or a combination of formats in the same document
  • Send free text messages between Odyssey clients and reference documents for re-scanning requests
  • Manage addresses for other libraries in the address book
  • Utilizes a single port for ease of firewall modification and allows for IP blocking of incoming items
  • Automatic conversion of incoming files to PDF
  • Automatic posting of files to a specific file or folder
  • Automatic printing of incoming files
  • Easy importing of Odyssey settings and address book into OCLC ILLiad when upgrading
  • Send and receive documents between other Odyssey users or OCLC ILLiad sites

Requirements

Client Minimum Requirements

  • Hardware
    • Intel Pentium 4 2Ghz or greater processor
    • 512MB of RAM
    • 5GB of free hard drive space
    • Connectivity to the Internet
    • Display and video card capable of running a minimum resolution of 1024x768
  • Software
    • Windows XP Professional
    • Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher

Client Optimum Configuration

  • Hardware
    • Intel Pentium 4 2Ghz or greater processor
    • 1GB of RAM
    • 18GB of free hard drive space
    • Display and video card capable of running a minimum resolution of 1024x768
    • Connectivity to the Internet
    • Access to printer
  • Software
    • Windows 7
    • Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher

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