OCLC WorldShare® Interlibrary Loan support

OCLC WorldShare® Interlibrary Loan is a new service that will replace WorldCat Resource Sharing, as part of libraries' existing subscriptions. The service centralizes workflows now managed in multiple systems, and will provide new functionality that speeds fulfillment of interlibrary loan requests and saves time for library staff and library users.

Before you begin...

Learn how to prepare for your use of WorldShare Interlibrary Loan.

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WorldShare ILL tutorials:

Get documentation

See the documentation page for valuable resources, now available in several languages.

Other tips

Administrative settings for WorldShare Interlibrary Loan, such as constant data and custom holdings, are maintained in OCLC Service Configuration.  Please check your settings under the WorldShare ILL module.

Configure your constant data records

Constant data is a time-saving tool for both borrowers and lenders.  With it, you can create data records for your library that can be used to simplify and streamline data entry on interlibrary loan requests and workforms.

Set custom holdings paths and groups

For effective borrowing, set custom holdings paths and groups quickly, to automatically identify potential lenders and route requests based on your library’s preferred lenders.

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