Introduction to OCLC Interlibrary Loan

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Course Overview

This course is designed to acquaint new member libraries and/or new ILL staff to OCLC’s Interlibrary Loan (ILL) system, WorldShare ILL. It will introduce the ILL workflow in the system, as well as the various modules associated with doing ILL over OCLC, including the concept of holdings in WorldCat (cataloging), WorldShare ILL, the ILL Policies Directory, OCLC Service Configuration, and the WorldCat Registry.


This course is designed for libraries that are new, first-time subscribers to WorldShare ILL, and for staff from libraries with established subscriptions but who are new to the service themselves. This course can also serve as a refresher or review for library staff who may have never had training and want more information about ILL on OCLC.

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Course Provider

OCLC Training

Course Length

1.5 Hours

Course Format

Live Online



WorldShare ILL

Subject Area

Resource Sharing and Delivery

Related Documentation

Lending Documentation, Lending Simulations


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