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Prepare and plan

Here are the steps you can take to prepare for your use of Tipasa.

Browser compatibility

Use the browser compatibility chart to ensure your systems are up to date and can support Tipasa.

OCLC Policies Directory

Add or update your records in the OCLC Policies Directory. Some key areas to review include Contacts and Policies for copy, loan and deflections. For more information, see OCLC Policies Directory.

Once logged in, on the home screen under Quick Links, click OCLC Policies Directory.


 Learn more in a training course: Introduction to WorldShare ILL

OCLC Service Configuration

Administrative settings for WorldShare Interlibrary Loan are maintained in OCLC Service Configuration. On the home screen, under Quick Links, click OCLC Service Configuration to go to Service Configuration. For more information on these settings, see OCLC Service Configuration settings.

Message Board

Below the Quick Links, you will find the Message Board. This space is updated regularly by OCLC staff with information about scheduled system maintenance, training opportunities, ILL-related webinars, and other information about the ILL system.

Constant Data

Administrative settings for WorldShare Interlibrary Loan, such as constant data, are maintained in OCLC Service Configuration. Make sure to add your constant data in the WorldShare ILL module under Borrower Data and Lender Data. See Constant data, Borrower Data, and Lender Data for more information.

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