“Using Acquisitions has saved our library staff time and improved accuracy since we’re able to manage everything online and in the system. Before, we used Excel spreadsheets and paper.”
Dean of Library Services, Young Harris College
A 30-minute explanation of what makes WorldShare Management Services (WMS) stand apart from other library management systems.
A 30-minute explanation of what makes the Circulation module in WMS and the Digby mobile inventory app stand apart from other library management systems.
“When we're weeding our reference collection, if we want something to move up to the main stacks, we can kind of do that right on the go. With Digby, inventory is easy. Location changes are great.”
Emma Hill Kepron,
Digital Initiatives Librarian, The University of Winnipeg
“We had an ERM module in our old system. It was a separate module that didn't communicate with our ILS. What I like about WMS and electronic resources is that not only is purchasing so much easier, everything is interrelated and seamless.”
Electronic Resources Librarian, Roger Williams University
A 30-minute explanation of how the reports application makes WMS stand apart from other library management systems.
“We really felt like OCLC, with WorldShare Management Services and WorldCat Discovery, had the most to offer for us and seemed to make the most sense for our users. It also looked workable for our staff.”
Technical Services Librarian, Central College
A 30-minute explanation on how to simplify your library's interlibrary loan (ILL) management with WorldShare ILL, a part of OCLC's WorldShare Management Services (WMS).
A 30-minute explanation of how the License Manager application makes WMS stand apart from other library management systems.
“WMS's reporting tools put this data into graphs 'right at our fingertips.' We have saved a significant amount of money and it's enabled us to add some databases that we always wanted but weren't able to do before and to really focus on curriculum that needed more support.”
Head of Collection Management and Digital Services, Bryant University
A 30-minute explanation of how WorldCat Discovery makes WMS stand apart from other library management systems.
"A steady increase in digital resources … has fundamentally transformed the library environment. This is why the libraries of 18 Québec universities joined forces to set up a shared cloud computing service platform. [WMS] will help us to seamlessly share resources in a variety of formats and languages.”
President, BCI Library Subcommittee and Director, HEC Montréal Library