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  • SFX Web Service May 2012
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  • SFX Web Service - Local The SFX Web Service enables local SFX databases to be queried to determine whether a document is available electronically in full text at the institution Available for all Colombo libraries using the SFX link resolver Tested and documented Summer 2011 Implemented for journal article requests in September 2011 Implemented for monograph requests in October 2011
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  • SFX Web Service Local - Operation After a user creates a request, both LocDoc and the SFX Web service are simultaneously launched in order to create a rota of lenders If SFX answers the VDX query with a YES (indicating that the full-text electronic document is available): The request will have the Authorisation Status Check Manual and the rota will contain SFX Name of Institution as the first lender The Log Messages section will contain the note Local Location on Rota and SFX Name of Institution
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  • SFX Web Service - Other Libraries Exploration of the possibility of activating the SFX Web service in order to search other institutions SFX simultaneously with DocFind Useful for the situation where not all of the electronic journals available through SFX may be found in the catalogue searched by DocFind Initial tests of the SFX Web service April-May 2012 SFX Web service test in production May 2012: Universit de Montral as borrower Only CREPUQ libraries Only journal article requests
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  • SFX Web Service - Other Libraries - Operation SFX location is associated with one lending location per institution QXX01 except: QMQ02, QSH02, QQL02 SFX locations are added to Search Groups and (if the document is located) to Rotas If the document is found in a CREPUQ librarys SFX, the call number added will be SFXxx (SFX01 SFX16), where SFXxx is the symbol of the SFX location in Colombo If a document is found at the same institution by SFX and by DocFind, the location is added once to the Rota, unless the lender location identified by SFX is different from the lender location identified by Z39.50
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  • SFX Web Service - Other Libraries - Operation
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  • SFX Web Service - Other Libraries Other Considerations If a request is touched by ILL staff (authorisation, changes to the rota, addition of a note, etc.), all the SFXxx call numbers will disappear for all the lenders (current and future) in the rota. Problem reported to OCLC
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  • SFX Web Service - Other Libraries Example Example: Nouvelles tudes francophones ISSN: 1552-3152 2009 Nephron ISSN : 1660-2110 2007
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  • SFX Web Service - Other Libraries Next Steps Implementation after June 8 for CREPUQ libraries, unless you ask us to not set it up Development request to OCLC for SFX Responder (equivalent to DocFind Responder) Should we configure SFX targets for OCUL? Questions/Comments?