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Recent Web sessions and recorded presentations

Topic and brief description Date recorded
Document delivery using OCLC Article Exchange

This program provided a review of recent Article Exchange enhancements and tips for effective use of the Article Exchange. It also included a preview of plans for an upcoming pilot of a library-branded version of the site that will extend the visibility of your library's delivery services to your users.
August 28, 2012
Virtual Resource Sharing User Group Meeting

Join your colleagues in the resource sharing community to hear the same updates provided in person at the User Group meeting held at ALA Annual in Anaheim.

The meeting will include an update on plans for the new WorldShare Interlibrary Loan service that will replace WorldCat Resource Sharing in 2013 and an overview of recent and upcoming enhancements to OCLC resource sharing services.

July 12, 2012
Article Exchange for OCLC Resource Sharing and ILLiad services

This webinar provided an update on how Article Exchange works, and included information on upcoming enhancements planned for the site. [1 hour]
May 01, 2012
OCLC delivery services using the WorldCat Knowledge Base for ILLiad users

This program provides an overview of how the WorldCat knowledge base will help you save time and decrease turnaround times for loans of articles and e-books through the ILLiad service. The program also includes information about plans to add a deflection option based on license terms stored in the knowledge base. The featured presenter is Alison Johnson, Assistant Library Director, Jackson Library at Indiana Wesleyan University, who discusses her library's implementation of the WorldCat knowledge base. [WebEx recording: 1 hour]
April 10, 2012
Article Exchange for OCLC Resource Sharing and ILLiad services

The Article Exchange document-sharing site is now accessible from within the WorldCat Resource Sharing service and through an ILLiad Addon. Stephanie Spires, Atlas Systems, and Tony Melvyn, OCLC demonstrate how Article Exchange provides a single, secure location where lending libraries can place requested documents and library users can retrieve articles or book chapters obtained for them via interlibrary loan. [WebEx recording, 62 minutes]
February 02, 2012
Best Practices Webinar: WorldCat Resource Sharing Assessment Tools

Looking for ways to better manage your interlibrary loan partnerships, analyze your resource sharing workflow, or share meaningful data with your collection development staff or funding bodies? Join OCLC and guest speaker Lynn Bierma, Illinois State Library and learn how to get the most from WorldCat Resource Sharing Assessment Tools, including:

  • ILL Reciprocity Report - evaluate your reciprocal relationships
  • Lender String Report - identify your best lenders
  • eSerials Requests by Journal Title - track most-often-requested journals
  • Global Information System (GIS) report - manage your ILL operations
December 13, 2011
What's New with OCLC Resource Sharing Services

This webinar provides an overview of the following August 2011 enhancements to OCLC resource sharing services:

  • New Lender String report. This report provides details about your library's interactions with specific lenders up to one year in the past.
  • Custom Holdings symbol searcher. A new way to quickly identify which Custom Holdings groups contain a specific symbol (up to 10 symbols), so you can modify your custom holdings groups as needed when changes occur.
  • New ILL work form fields to support article sharing. These fields provide the PubMed number (PMID) and the Digital Object Identifier (DOI).
  • Email from anywhere. Allows your staff to send an email to another library from anywhere in an interlibrary loan workform.
  • Improvements to Not Received feature. Now libraries can alert the lender that an item as not been received at any time after the lender updates the request to SHIPPED.

The webinar also includes an update on short-term access to MyiLibrary e-books through WorldCat Resource Sharing, due for release in September 2011. [WebEx recording, 1 hour]

August 25, 2011
Two-click Article Sharing through WorldCat Resource Sharing and the WorldCat Knowledge Base    [Streaming video, 51 minutes]

The integration of WorldCat Resource Sharing and ILLiad with a knowledge base and license management tools saves time for library staff and delivers faster access to electronic resources. Hear about the impact of article sharing on OCLC member libraries and their users.
July 21, 2011
OCLC Resource Sharing Virtual User Group Meeting

This Virtual Resource Sharing User Group meeting was a repeat of the in-person user group meeting at the ALA Annual conference. It included overviews of recent and upcoming enhancements to OCLC resource sharing services.

The session also provided a status report on our progress with the future delivery service planned for release in 2012.

July 13, 2011
End-to-End E-resource Management: How OCLC Makes it Easier    [Streaming video, 46 minutes]

New OCLC services let you centralize and simplify management of e-resources from selection and purchase to discovery, delivery and ongoing maintenance. Hear how the new, cooperative WorldCat knowledge base features and data help OCLC members connect users to e-resources in library collections through WorldCat Local, WorldCat Resource Sharing and OCLC’s Web-scale Management Services. Learn how the knowledge base integrates with the new OCLC License Manager to help gain control of all aspects of your license arrangements.
June 25, 2011
What's New with WorldCat Resource Sharing

This webinar provides an overview of recent and upcoming enhancements to the WorldCat Resource Sharing service.

[WebEx recording, 1 hour]

May 23, 2011
Resource Sharing Best Practices: Direct Request

This webinar about use of Direct Request in ILLiad and WorldCat Resource Sharing features Jennifer Kuehn, Head of Interlibrary Services at the Ohio State University Libraries. Jennifer speaks about how use of Direct Request for loans has benefited her library and its users and shares tips for successful use of the feature.  [WebEx recording, 1 hour 2 minutes]
May 16, 2011
Introduction to OCLC's future delivery services

This presentation provides an overview of OCLC's plans for a future service that will give WorldCat Resource Sharing users a new interface that simplifies library and end-user requesting workflows through time-saving resource sharing tools.

[WebEx recording 1 hour 1 minute]

May 03, 2011
Resource Sharing Town Hall

During the past year, members of the resource sharing community have shared tips and tricks on a number of topics in a series of webinars. On April 19, all previous presenters participated in a resource sharing "town hall" meeting to continue the conversations.

The panel of resource sharing experts who responded to questions from the community included:

  • Jennifer Block, Princeton University;
  • Collette Mak, University of Notre Dame;
  • Mary Radnor, Florida International University;
  • Merle J. Slyhoff, University of Pennsylvania Biddle Law Library;
  • Tony Melvyn, OCLC.
April 19, 2011
All About E: Management, Discovery and Delivery of Electronic Content with WorldCat

Hear how the new, cooperative WorldCat knowledge base features and data help centralize the management, discovery and delivery of your electronic resources when you use OCLC services like WorldCat Local and WorldCat Resource Sharing. Use of the WorldCat knowledge base adds value to OCLC members’ existing subscriptions to OCLC Cataloging, WorldCat Local, WorldCat Resource Sharing and ILLiad.

January 26, 2011
Sharing Electronic Resources Just Got Easier: Two-click Article Sharing through WorldCat Resource Sharing    [2 streaming video segments, 54 minutes]

Learn about how the integration of WorldCat Resource Sharing and ILLiad with a knowledge base and license management tools saves time for library staff and delivers faster access to electronic resources for the people who need them
January 09, 2011
Data Rocks: How to Make Your ILL Statistics Work for You

Collette Mak Head, Resource Access and Delivery at the University of Notre Dame, shares advice about what you can do with your ILL statistics to take the numbers from something only an Interlibrary Loan person can love to something that is useful for a library director. 

[WebEx recording 57 minutes]

December 02, 2010
The Shortest Distance Between Two Clicks: From User to Article in No Time Flat.  ALA Annual conference 2010.    [Streaming video, 48 minutes]

Direct Request for books through WorldCat Resource Sharing services and ILLiad has saved libraries millions of hours of time and, when combined with IFM – tens of millions of dollars. OCLC is now extending the Direct Request feature to apply that kind of cooperation and efficiency to the sharing of electronic articles.

This presentation provides an update on the OCLC pilot program with IDS Project and Atlas Systems that provides unmediated access to both electronic and hard copy articles via data from WorldCat knowledge base and electronic rights management tools, with no additional charge to existing resource sharing subscriptions.

June 27, 2010
Roving Roundtables: Resource Sharing Done Right

Longtime Portland based OCLC trainer Sam Sayre interviewed two local librarians about their innovative interlibrary loan workflows: Cassie Maringer from Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) and Rachael Short from Multnomah County Library.
April 14, 2010
ILLiad hosted service webinar    [WebEx recording, 32 minutes]

Does your library have a Web server and database backup system? Do you have a disaster recovery plan? OCLC ILLiad's hosted service provides server hosting-including all of the hardware and software components, backups and systems upgrades. This saves on hardware costs and IT staff time, and reduces your need for local support. When you go hosted, your ILLiad server is always monitored for availability, updated on a regular basis, and archived for recovery purposes. This one-hour live Web presentation includes best practices from satisfied librarians who have used the service, and our customer support specialists are also on hand to answer questions.
March 18, 2010
Learn how to use the Resource Sharing Community Portal    [WebEx recording, 44 minutes]

Built on the platform, the new Resource Sharing Community Portal provides a place to start or participate in discussions about resource sharing topics, share best practices and talk about new trends. And with MyWebJunction, you can stay up-to-date with discussions you are involved in and see what your friends are doing-a type of social network for resource sharing librarians. It's where you connect with other librarians who have similar interests and experiences. This webinar includes 30-minute introduction and demo, followed by a Q&A session.
March 04, 2010
New DOCLINE interface overview

This is a high level overview of the new DOCLINE interface into ILLiad version 8.0 Stephanie Spires from Atlas System provides the Docline demonstration with added information about the billing manager.
October 06, 2009
Getting started with Odyssey Standalone for article delivery

Brian Miller from The Ohio State University talked about how Odyssey Standalone can help improve library's article delivery capabilities. Whether a requested journal article comes from your own remote storage unit or from somewhere else, Odyssey helps you electronically receive a document and create an easy-to-read at no extra charge.
October 06, 2009

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