for WorldCat Discovery libraries with cataloging subscriptions and for WorldShare Management Services libraries
Collection Manager and the central index data along with your library holdings make full-text linking possible. Add your knowledge base collection data in Collection Manager to connect patrons to full-text.
Add your knowledge base collection data in Collection Manager to represent the e-resource titles in your collection.
Have you selected the databases that will be available to search in your library's WorldCat Discovery interface? If not, sign in to OCLC Service Configuration and add your databases. Include WorldCat.org in content searched by default. See the configure licensed content and databases tutorial for help. Proceed to add your collection metadata for full-text links.
Sign in to the WorldShare interface. Click the Metadata tab. Expand Collection Manager and click Settings. See the settings listed below. For more information and for details on all of the settings you see in the Collection Manager interface, please see all Collection Manager settings.
1. Configure the general settings:
2. Set holdings in WorldCat and enable holding reports:
Sign in to OCLC Service Configuration.
If desired, you can elevate resources from a selected provider to display first in search results from your WorldCat Discovery Interface.
After you check the option in OCLC Service Configuration to enable full-text links, links will appear in your WorldCat Discovery interface. The "View full text" section of the results is driven by your WorldCat knowledge base data.
Open a browser and go to your library's WorldCat Discovery URL. Perform a search for an item you know is in your WorldCat knowledge base (that you added or selected in Collection Manager). Click the link to test it and see if you can view the full-text item.
Every WorldCat Discovery library has an A-Z list, a patron-facing page that makes it possible to search the knowledge base titles you have represented in Collection Manager.
To create a link to your institution's A-Z list for WorldCat Discovery:
Find more information about the link resolver.