OCLC WorldShare® Interlibrary Loan

OCLC is pleased to offer training on WorldShare ILL in a variety of formats designed to meet your needs as you move to the new service.  This includes learning via tutorials, recorded training sessions, and web-based, instructor-led sessions.  All of our training resources for WorldShare ILL are free to our members with a resource sharing subscription.

The migration from WorldCat Resource Sharing to WorldShare Interlibrary Loan has ended. Archived migration training and resources are still available for reference.

Tutorials

The tutorials listed here can show you everything you need to know about WorldShare ILL.  Of course, if you prefer instructor-led training, the OCLC training team offers regular WorldShare ILL migration training sessions, with helpful instructors to guide you.

Training for management centers and group libraries

OCLC created an alternative version of the OCLC WorldShare Interlibrary Loan interface for management centers and group member libraries to use for managing requests among one another.

Training for WorldShare ILL borrowing management centers shows management centers and library groups how to use this alternative interface.

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Upcoming training courses

17 November 2014

WorldShare ILL – Borrowing

This course is part of a series to help transition member libraries already familiar with WorldCat Resource Sharing and its functionality to OCLC’s new WorldShare ILL service.

18 November 2014

WorldShare ILL – Lending

This course is part of a series to help transition member libraries already familiar with WorldCat Resource Sharing and its functionality to OCLC’s new WorldShare ILL service.

24 November 2014

Patron-Initiated ILL with OCLC Direct Request

This course covers how to implement patron-initiated resource sharing which, in turn, significantly reduces the time staff spends processing borrowing requests.

03 December 2014

Introduction to OCLC Interlibrary Loan

This course is designed to acquaint new member libraries and/or new ILL staff to OCLC’s Interlibrary Loan (ILL) system, WorldShare ILL

04 December 2014

Deflections on WorldShare ILL

At the end of this session, attendees will know how to set up, maintain, and use deflection in WorldShare ILL (WSILL). This will give them the benefit of partially-automating their lending workflow, which give them the further benefits of eliminating the processing of requests they would decline to fill.

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