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Implementing OCLC’s WMS (Web-scale Management Services) Circulation at Pepperdine University
Journal of Access Services (2012)
  • Sally Bryant, Pepperdine University
  • Gan Ye, Pepperdine University
Abstract
This article describes the reasons why Pepperdine University Libraries decided to move to the next-generation technology of WMS as our library system. WMS is an integrated library system hosted by OCLC that is “in the Cloud.” Pepperdine was one of the first libraries to go live with WMS, and in the article we focus on implementation process, circulation, course reserves, and holds. Although WMS is not a perfect system, we believe that libraries are poised to benefit from the next generation of library systems, such as WMS.
Keywords
  • OCLC Web-scale Management Services system,
  • circulation,
  • ILS
Publication Date
2012
Citation Information
Sally Bryant and Gan Ye. "Implementing OCLC’s WMS (Web-scale Management Services) Circulation at Pepperdine University" Journal of Access Services Vol. 9 Iss. 1 (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ganye/6/