With WorldShare License Manager, you can:
Automatically gather usage statistics from COUNTER 3 and 4-compliant vendors to help inform decision making. Available on stats.oclc.org is information about how your users are accessing OCLC services, such as the link resolver, Discovery and Interlibrary Loan. Statistics gathered from COUNTER-compliant vendors also help inform decision making.
Future functionality for WorldShare License Manager
When you subscribe to License Manager, you will benefit from regular additions of functionality to add even more efficiency to the management of your library's electronic resources. Enhancements planned for the service include:
- expanded workflow alerts for subscription renewals, changes and decision support regarding acquisitions and management of collections;
- additional reporting capabilities, including those prepared from COUNTER statistics, both harvested from SUSHI-compliant providers and uploaded manually;
- new license templates, including the Shared Electronic Resource Understanding (SERU) and other state, regional and national licensing terms;
- exporting of licenses both in user-friendly formats as well as in machine-readable ONIX-PL;
- consortial license management; and
- Web services for use in subject guides and course pages.
Check out these tutorials to get an idea about how License Manager can help your library:
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