WorldCat Resource Sharing events
Watch this space for Worldcat Resource Sharing events.
24 October 2011 - 24 October 2011
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.
13 September 2011 - 13 September 2011
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.
25 August 2011 - 25 August 2011
This webinar provides an overview of the following August 2011 enhancements to OCLC resource sharing services:
- New Lender String report.
- Custom Holdings symbol searcher.
- New ILL work form fields to support article sharing.
- Email from anywhere.
- Improvements to Not Received feature.
The webinar also includes an update on short-term access to MyiLibrary e-books through WorldCat Resource Sharing, due for release in September 2011.
13 July 2011 - 13 July 2011
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.
16 May 2011 - 16 May 2011
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.
03 May 2011 - 03 May 2011
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.
19 April 2011 - 19 April 2011
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:
- Jennifer Block, Princeton University;
- Collette Mak, University of Notre Dame;
- Mary Radnor, Florida International University;
- Merle J. Slyhoff, University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library;
- Tony Melvyn, OCLC.
02 March 2011 - 02 March 2011
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.
26 January 2011 - 26 January 2011