Patron Initiated Resource Sharing

Course Overview

OCLC’s WorldCat Resource Sharing (WCRS) system can accept requests patrons have created electronically in diverse external sources such as FirstSearch, which library staff can then finish processing both quickly and efficiently. This course covers how to implement patron-initiated resource sharing which, in turn, significantly reduces the time staff spends processing borrowing requests.

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Course Provider

OCLC Training

Course Length

2.0 Hours

Course Format

Live Online



WorldCat Resource Sharing

Subject Area

Resource Sharing and Delivery

Related Tutorials

How to Activate the Resource Sharing Link


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