Lender Basics in WorldCat Resource Sharing

Tutorial overview

This tutorial shows how to respond to a borrowing library's request.

Covers: In addition to a Yes response, it includes Reasons for No, Conditional, and Future Date as well as how to complete a loan request when the item is returned.

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Course Length

20 Minutes

Course Format



WorldCat Resource Sharing

Subject Area

Resource Sharing and Delivery

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