360 Resource Manager: Setting Up Collections
- Product: 360 Resource Manager
How do I group titles, database, or providers together that aren't otherwise connected?
The purpose of the Collections tool is to allow your library to create groups of resources outside of the
Once a collection is created, you can attach administration, contacts, cost, license, notes, and vendor statistics datasets to the collection. For example, you may choose to group all resources in a package and record the cost information, or create a collection of resources negotiated by a consortium and attach notes about consortium policies.
Also, any administration datasets, licenses, and contacts that you attach to a collection will automatically be attached to all of that collection's databases to which your library subscribes, as well as the titles within those databases. (Updated July 21, 2012)
A resource may be in only one collection at a time. If you add a resource to a second collection, it will be removed from the first collection.
Click on the Collections link in the Management Tools section of the Client Center.
Click the Add button on the right side of the page and enter a Name and Description (optional).
Now you can start adding resources to the collection by clicking the Resources link on the left-side menu.
Click the Attach button to locate the database you would like to add to the collection. For further detail and screenshots, see Attaching a Resource to a Collection.
For detailed explanations of creating and adding resources to Collections, please see the following Answers:
- Date Created: 9-Feb-2014
- Last Edited Date: 27-Nov-2016
- Old Article Number: 7391