OCLC interfaces and software: evolving to meet the future... ILL Web Web site (illweb.oclc.org) Passport for ILL Windows application ILL ME Windows application ILLiad 6.x Windows application We’ll miss you...
OCLC Online Computer Library Center A proven and robust sharing system Over 25 years of reliability More than 7,000 libraries, resource centers and document suppliers globally Handles nearly 10 million requests/year Based in WorldCat
OCLC Online Computer Library Center “ OCLC... What were you thinking?!”
OCLC Online Computer Library Center The future is now! WorldCat Resource Sharing ILLiad 7.x Other machine interfaces "Fasten your seatbelts. It's gonna be a bumpy ride." -- Mae West
OCLC Online Computer Library Center Why is this migration happening? Library technology and usage are trending toward: Web-based catalogs and other applications Patron self-service Increased automation and interoperability of systems Decreased per-unit costs
OCLC Online Computer Library Center Migration benefits for libraries Easier to use and budget for resource sharing Increase sharing accuracy and fill rates Turn around requests more quickly Save money with more visible fulfillment options End users have a better experience and can do more of the work themselves More request processing options
OCLC Online Computer Library Center User registration > Self-tracking of requests
OCLC Online Computer Library Center User registration > Personal preferences
OCLC Online Computer Library Center Other recent additional new features Link to Copyright Clearance Center Limit resource sharing on materials you own Improved OPAC integration Requests can be placed from all FirstSearch databases Display of Lender LDR (Local Data Record) in requests will be reimplemented...
OCLC Online Computer Library Center New features added in 2005 High volume/production functionality and derived searching (April 17) Auto-pick of lender string based on LDR data (April 17) Skipping non-suppliers in existing lender strings (June 12) Conditionals will “skip” a symbol entered twice if the lender responds “no” Quick Reference Guide (May-June)
OCLC Online Computer Library Center Upcoming enhancements to be implemented in July-Sept timeframe Auto-pick of Lender strings when using ILL Direct Request Lender filters and increased lender string Policies Directory changes to store information to be used in request routing in a more intelligible way FRBR-like presentation of materials, to be available to both staff and end-users Mailing labels
OCLC Online Computer Library Center Functionality *not* planned for future implementation at this time MARC bibliographic record displays It’s all there now – just not tagged with cataloger-speak Macros No plan to provice the ability within WorldCat Resource Sharing to write macros, but *may* replicate the same functions you used macros for with other enhancements
OCLC Online Computer Library Center Support issues The 4-day limit before moving to the next lender in the string No changes have been made Always counted the day the request falls into your Request Manager as “day 1” It will move to the next lender in the string on “day 5” if you don’t respond
OCLC Online Computer Library Center Support issues Who to contact with a problem Your Regional Service Provider as your first line of support OCLC Customer Support email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-848-5800 *Not* ILL-L or OCLC-Sharing-L (the purpose of these lists is as a discussion mechanism, not intended as a support venue)
OCLC Online Computer Library Center Tutorials help get you up and running Overview User interface Borrowing & lending basics Fee Management
OCLC Online Computer Library Center WorldCat Resource Sharing Log on at the FirstSearch home page with your resource sharing authorization firstsearch.oclc.org The best is yet to come...