Recent Web sessions and recorded presentations
|Topic and brief description||Date recorded|
| Document delivery using OCLC Article Exchange |
This program provided a review of recent Article Exchange enhancements and tips for effective use of the Article Exchange. It also included a preview of plans for an upcoming pilot of a library-branded version of the site that will extend the visibility of your library’s delivery services to your users.
|August 28, 2012|
| Virtual Resource Sharing User Group Meeting |
Join your colleagues in the resource sharing community to hear the same updates provided in person at the User Group meeting held at ALA Annual in Anaheim.
The meeting will include an update on plans for the new WorldShare Interlibrary Loan service that will replace WorldCat Resource Sharing in 2013 and an overview of recent and upcoming enhancements to OCLC resource sharing services.
|July 12, 2012|
| Transforming Discovery and Resource Sharing with OCLC: FirstSearch, WorldCat Resource Sharing and More |
Anaheim, California, 24 June 2012. New services from OCLC provide opportunities to create and share at Webscale. Built on the OCLC WorldShare Platform, OCLC WorldShare Interlibrary Loan will replace WorldCat Resource Sharing and help library staff and users quickly and easily obtain the resources they need from libraries worldwide. Plus, new discovery features in WorldCat.org and WorldCat Local give staff the expert features they require. Listen as Mindy Pozenel, Director, OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services, and Katie Birch, Portfolio Director, OCLC Delivery Services, share current and future initiatives.
|June 24, 2012|
| Best Practices in Resource Sharing: Leveraging Link Resolvers to Speed Processing |
This program features Kurt Munson of Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University, who speaks about how to use add-ons for ILLiad and the WorldCat knowledge base to quickly deliver electronic articles to users. He shares his experience with evaluating processes and capitalizing on new tools to improve the efficiency and accuracy of his library's delivery of electronic articles.
|May 24, 2012|
| Article Exchange for OCLC Resource Sharing and ILLiad services |
This webinar provided an update on how Article Exchange works, and included information on upcoming enhancements planned for the site. [1 hour]
|May 01, 2012|
| OCLC delivery services using the WorldCat Knowledge Base for WorldCat Resource Sharing users |
This program provides an overview of how the WorldCat knowledge base will help you save time and decrease turnaround times for loans of articles and e-books through the WorldCat Resource Sharing service. The program also includes information about plans to add a deflection option based on license terms stored in the knowledge base. [WebEx recording: 46 minutes]
|April 10, 2012|
| WorldCat Resource Sharing Best Practices: The Secret World of the FirstSearch Administration Module |
Guest speaker Tina Baich, Assistant Librarian from Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) gives an overview of resource sharing settings in the OCLC FirstSearch Administration Module, including creating and modifying Constant Data, Direct Request Profiles and Custom Holdings. This refresher on your library's administration settings will help you prepare you for your upcoming transition to the new WorldShare Interlibrary Loan service. [WebEx recording, 53 minutes]
|February 16, 2012|
| Article Exchange for OCLC Resource Sharing and ILLiad services |
The Article Exchange document-sharing site is now accessible from within the WorldCat Resource Sharing service and through an ILLiad Addon. Stephanie Spires, Atlas Systems, and Tony Melvyn, OCLC demonstrate how Article Exchange provides a single, secure location where lending libraries can place requested documents and library users can retrieve articles or book chapters obtained for them via interlibrary loan. [WebEx recording, 62 minutes]
|February 02, 2012|
| E-resources at Webscale: Simple Solutions for Management, Discovery and Delivery [Streaming media, 53 minutes] |
Centralize e-resource management with OCLC Webscale services. The new WorldShare License Manager works with the WorldCat knowledge base to consolidate discovery, fulfillment and management of licensed resources. The knowledge base streamlines article/e-book sharing, enables full link resolution in WorldCat Local and integrates with WorldShare Acquisitions to consolidate all parts of e-resource management.
|January 21, 2012|
| Best Practices Webinar: WorldCat Resource Sharing Assessment Tools |
Looking for ways to better manage your interlibrary loan partnerships, analyze your resource sharing workflow, or share meaningful data with your collection development staff or funding bodies? Join OCLC and guest speaker Lynn Bierma, Illinois State Library and learn how to get the most from WorldCat Resource Sharing Assessment Tools, including:
|December 13, 2011|
| OCLC's Future Delivery Services: A Status Report |
Hear an update on the new service, learn more about the functionality including display of lender costs, display of item availability and integrated buy-it options for staff, and obtain the information you will need to plan and implement your library's move to the new service. [53 minutes]
|October 24, 2011|
| OCLC WorldCat Resource Sharing Great Debate Series: Conditional messages |
Hear Jennifer Block, Interlibrary Services/Document Delivery Librarian, Princeton University and Tim Bowersox, Information Delivery Services Librarian, SUNY Geneseo, present arguments for and against the use of conditional messages in the WorldCat Resource Sharing service.
|September 13, 2011|
| What's New with OCLC Resource Sharing Services |
This webinar provides an overview of the following August 2011 enhancements to OCLC resource sharing services:
The webinar also includes an update on short-term access to MyiLibrary e-books through WorldCat Resource Sharing, due for release in September 2011. [WebEx recording, 1 hour]
|August 25, 2011|
| Two-click Article Sharing through WorldCat Resource Sharing and the WorldCat Knowledge Base [Streaming video, 51 minutes] |
The integration of WorldCat Resource Sharing and ILLiad with a knowledge base and license management tools saves time for library staff and delivers faster access to electronic resources. Hear about the impact of article sharing on OCLC member libraries and their users.
|July 21, 2011|
| OCLC Resource Sharing Virtual User Group Meeting |
This Virtual Resource Sharing User Group meeting was a repeat of the in-person user group meeting at the ALA Annual conference. It included overviews of recent and upcoming enhancements to OCLC resource sharing services.
The session also provided a status report on our progress with the future delivery service planned for release in 2012.
|July 13, 2011|
| End-to-End E-resource Management: How OCLC Makes it Easier [Streaming video, 46 minutes] |
New OCLC services let you centralize and simplify management of e-resources from selection and purchase to discovery, delivery and ongoing maintenance. Hear how the new, cooperative WorldCat knowledge base features and data help OCLC members connect users to e-resources in library collections through WorldCat Local, WorldCat Resource Sharing and OCLC’s Web-scale Management Services. Learn how the knowledge base integrates with the new OCLC License Manager to help gain control of all aspects of your license arrangements.
|June 25, 2011|
| What's New with WorldCat Resource Sharing |
This webinar provides an overview of recent and upcoming enhancements to the WorldCat Resource Sharing service.
[WebEx recording, 1 hour]
|May 23, 2011|
| Resource Sharing Best Practices: Direct Request |
This webinar about use of Direct Request in ILLiad and WorldCat Resource Sharing features Jennifer Kuehn, Head of Interlibrary Services at the Ohio State University Libraries. Jennifer speaks about how use of Direct Request for loans has benefited her library and its users and shares tips for successful use of the feature. [WebEx recording, 1 hour 2 minutes]
|May 16, 2011|
| Introduction to OCLC's future delivery services |
This presentation provides an overview of OCLC's plans for a future service that will give WorldCat Resource Sharing users a new interface that simplifies library and end-user requesting workflows through time-saving resource sharing tools.
[WebEx recording 1 hour 1 minute]
|May 03, 2011|
| Resource Sharing Town Hall |
During the past year, members of the resource sharing community have shared tips and tricks on a number of topics in a series of webinars. On April 19, all previous presenters participated in a resource sharing "town hall" meeting to continue the conversations.
The panel of resource sharing experts who responded to questions from the community included:
|April 19, 2011|
| Resource Sharing Best Practices: Use of Deflection in WorldCat Resource Sharing |
Jennifer Block, Interlibrary Services/Document Delivery Librarian at Princeton University shares her tips for successful use of the deflection feature of WorldCat Resource Sharing. Her presentation includes an overview of how deflection is used at Princeton and how Princeton's interlibrary loan staff has adapted their use of the feature to fit the needs of their library.
[WebEx recording 1 hour 1 minute]
|March 02, 2011|
| All About E: Management, Discovery and Delivery of Electronic Content with WorldCat |
Hear how the new, cooperative WorldCat knowledge base features and data help centralize the management, discovery and delivery of your electronic resources when you use OCLC services like WorldCat Local and WorldCat Resource Sharing. Use of the WorldCat knowledge base adds value to OCLC members’ existing subscriptions to OCLC Cataloging, WorldCat Local, WorldCat Resource Sharing and ILLiad.
|January 26, 2011|
| Sharing Electronic Resources Just Got Easier: Two-click Article Sharing through WorldCat Resource Sharing [2 streaming video segments, 54 minutes] |
Learn about how the integration of WorldCat Resource Sharing and ILLiad with a knowledge base and license management tools saves time for library staff and delivers faster access to electronic resources for the people who need them
|January 09, 2011|
| Data Rocks: How to Make Your ILL Statistics Work for You |
Collette Mak Head, Resource Access and Delivery at the University of Notre Dame, shares advice about what you can do with your ILL statistics to take the numbers from something only an Interlibrary Loan person can love to something that is useful for a library director.
|December 02, 2010|
| Resource Sharing Best Practices: Custom Holdings Web information session |
Mary Radnor, Resource Sharing Librarian at Florida International University shares tips for successful use of the custom holdings feature of WorldCat Resource Sharing.
Custom holdings allow you to organize and customize holdings displays to improve access to the OCLC symbols of your preferred lenders. You can set up preferred lending partners and custom holdings in the Policies Directory to help direct requests intelligently through flexible layers of library, groups, consortia and worldwide materials. The result is time savings for your staff and shorter turnaround times for your users.
|October 06, 2010|
| The Shortest Distance Between Two Clicks: From User to Article in No Time Flat. ALA Annual conference 2010. [Streaming video, 48 minutes] |
Direct Request for books through WorldCat Resource Sharing services and ILLiad has saved libraries millions of hours of time and, when combined with IFM – tens of millions of dollars. OCLC is now extending the Direct Request feature to apply that kind of cooperation and efficiency to the sharing of electronic articles.
This presentation provides an update on the OCLC pilot program with IDS Project and Atlas Systems that provides unmediated access to both electronic and hard copy articles via data from WorldCat knowledge base and electronic rights management tools, with no additional charge to existing resource sharing subscriptions.
|June 27, 2010|
| Learn how to use the Resource Sharing Community Portal [WebEx recording, 44 minutes] |
Built on the WebJunction.org platform, the new Resource Sharing Community Portal provides a place to start or participate in discussions about resource sharing topics, share best practices and talk about new trends. And with MyWebJunction, you can stay up-to-date with discussions you are involved in and see what your friends are doing-a type of social network for resource sharing librarians. It's where you connect with other librarians who have similar interests and experiences. This webinar includes 30-minute introduction and demo, followed by a Q&A session.
|March 04, 2010|
| Learn best practices for the new OCLC Policies Directory |
The OCLC Policies Directory is the repository of interlibrary loan policies for OCLC WorldCat Resource Sharing libraries. The new version of the Policies Directory has recently been completely redesigned. Released on January 10, 2010, the changes include a new user interface, hardware platform and underlying database. All existing policies, deflections, and contact data remain the same. The new interface is based on feedback received during usability testing with existing users. In addition, WorldCat Registry data is now incorporated into the Policies Directory interface. This recorded live Web session includes an overview of these enhancements, practical examples how to best use the service, and question and answer session.
|February 11, 2010|