OCLC has worked with Pubget since 2011 to help libraries automatically set and maintain e-journal holdings in the WorldCat knowledge base for a select group of publisher platforms.
CCC (which owns Pubget) saw an increasing number of publisher platforms implement new authentication protocols as a requirement to access online holdings information which resulted in their decision to retire the Pubget service on 1 October 2017.
To ensure the continued maintenance of your collections, you need to:
This option is recommended. Disabling Pubget feeds in the institution settings ensures that Pubget will no longer update any of your knowledge base collections in Collection Manager.
To disable Pubget feeds across all collections:
To disable Pubget feeds for individual collections:
When these steps are complete, Pubget will no longer update the collection. You are free to make adjustments to the knowledge base collection and title selections but do not delete the collection. Deleting the collection will remove the data feed setting you have enabled and data still moving through the system could cause the collection to be rebuilt.
Repeat the steps above to disable Pubget feeds in other collections previously maintained by Pubget. Alternatively, use the process to disable Pubget feeds across all collections.
To manually maintain your collections in Collection Manager:
For additional information about manually maintaining your collections, see Modify a collection to select your subset of titles.