Rapid ILL Workshop

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

The Rapid ILL Workshop will be held at Tufts University, Tisch Library, room 223. Registration is now closed.

To join from WebEx:
1. Go to https://tufts.webex.com/tufts/j.php?MTID=m441ec353d192ce97619a37c021570b30
2. If requested, enter your name and email address.
3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: 1234
4. Click "Join".


The RapidILL workshop for the Boston Library Consortium will focus on making best use of your Rapid membership.  Emphasis will be on workflow and process efficiencies, and we'll also take a look at the Rapid tools available, both new and old, to enhance your resource sharing.  Possible topics to be covered include:

•         Rapid and ILLiad interoperability
•         Using routing rules and custom queues to automate ILLiad workflow for Rapid
•         Rapid ILLiad Addon
•         Workflow for non-ILLiad libraries
•         Book chapter overview
•         Search holdings page
•         Effective use of holdings in Rapid
•         Collection Management tools
•         RapidX behind the scenes!
•         Statistics in-depth
•         Rapid and Open Access
•         Using document suppliers in Rapid

 New tools to be reviewed include:
•         RapidX4ALL
•         Lending call number and location lookup for non-Rapid requests in ILLiad
•         *Top secret new feature*

 We will also review and discuss RapidR (Returnables) in the context of the BLC and in the Rapid system in general.


9:30 – 10:00am        Check in and light refreshments
10:00am – 12:30pm    Workshop
12:30 – 1:30pm        Lunch [provided]
1:30pm – 3:30pm    Workshop continued