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    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
    provider/database/title hierarchy.

    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.

    To create a collection:
    1. Click on the Collections link in the Management Tools section of the Client Center.

    2. Click the Add button on the right side of the page and enter a Name and Description (optional).

    3. Now you can start adding resources to the collection by clicking the Resources link on the left-side menu.  

    4. 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