Inter-Library Loan / Link Resolvers and BrowZine (All Platforms)

At BrowZine.com:

BrowZine supports optional linking to many popular Inter-Library Loan (ILL) and Link Resolver systems when full text is not available to an article due to an aggregator's embargo.  If you do not have this feature enabled, the user will see a simple message indicating that the full text is unavailable:


If the user clicks on one of these articles they will be reminded that they do not have full text access to this title:



If you DO have this feature enabled, the user will see a different screen notifying them that they could see what other options are available to request the article:


Clicking here will then auto-populate the ILL form, which may reside behind a proxy login for your institution:


In the iOS and Android Mobile Apps:

BrowZine supports optional linking to many popular Inter-Library Loan (ILL) and Link Resolver systems when full text is not available to an article due to an aggregator's embargo.  If you do not have this feature enabled, the user will see a simple message indicating that the full text is unavailable:

   

With this feature enabled however, users will receive a different message indicating that they can either open up the article to a form-filled-out ILL page or get linked to their link resolver resolution page.

   

The messaging shown below is the default messaging for ILL systems which reads:

"However, this article may be available via ILL.  Opening this request will take you to a pre-filled in ILL form."

Example of an ILLIAD ILL Login form and then, after logging in, the metadata has auto populated in the fields to make the request very easy for the user:


   


Alternatively, if your library would like to instead point to a link resolver page, this can also be arranged.  The default messaging for linking to a link resolver page, which appears in the same space is:

"However, this article may be available from other sources at your library.  Open to explore other access options."

Here is an example of how it looks when referred to a link resolver page:




All messages can be customized by the library if desired.

(Note: Android interface includes additional permanent text reading "Tap here to request this article" while iOS supplies an "Open" button")

Ready to get started?  To enable this optional feature in BrowZine we need you to provide some additional information which you can do so using this form.

If you have any additional questions, please contact us at support@thirdiron.com.


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