Knowing how to build lender strings for ILL requests during the COVID-19 crisis has been tricky, because it's not always clear who is still fulfilling or able to ship and receive materials.
Fortunately, profile groups have been created to help make things easier. For example, you can filter by a specific group to find someone known to be filling electronic documents. Keep in mind though, that if someone has an e-journal deflection policy set up, that method isn't foolproof.
The groups are updated weekly, and a PDF that lists the OCLC symbols for each group (as well as the libraries that also participate in LVIS) is posted here. You can update the status for your library regarding CCOV (physical collection) by going to oc.lc/mailform.
You can use the profiled groups to build lender strings when:
For more information on how to make best use of these profiled groups, view this video tutorial.