(Recording) WorldCat Resource Sharing - Borrowing

Course overview

This workshop focuses on the basic procedures needed to create and manage an ILL borrowing request on OCLC’s WorldCat Resource Sharing (WCRS) service. Topics include an overview of the FirstSearch interface, the basic ILL cycle, creating Constant Data records, creating ILL borrowing requests, and simple management of ILL requests.

How to use this self-paced course

OCLC's self-paced training recordings are a useful tool for understanding the functionality our products when you want the in-depth learning of an instructor-led course, but your schedule won't permit you to attend. They are also great as refreshers of past training or as preparation for upcoming instructor-led courses. They can help you learn a new service, teach a new staff member how to use a service, or simply help you confirm your understanding of the service, without the time commitment of attanding a live course.

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Course Length

72 Minutes

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