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WorldShare Metadata Services

Improve workflow efficiency and collection visibility with a complete metadata solution.

WorldShare Metadata

Automatically manage metadata for your collections

For effective management of electronic collections, use WorldShare Metadata Services, backed by the WorldCat® knowledge base. It keeps the content of your collections accurate and up to date to improve discoverability and access to your library resources. 

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Streamline record-at-a-time cataloging

Create new and enrich existing items in WorldCat with efficient, record-at-a-time metadata management for your physical and electronic materials.

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Manage your collection on your terms

Integrate WorldCat record management and holdings maintenance using your choice of applications powered by the WorldCat Metadata API.

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"With WorldShare Metadata, we get more efficient workflows for our materials and more accurate access to e-books in our catalog and through outside discovery services."

Holly TomrenHolly Tomren
Head of Metadata Services, Drexel University Libraries

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Manage electronic collections cooperatively

Examine Drexel University's time-saving consolidated e-book management system.

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