WorldShare License Manager

With WorldShare License Manager, you can:

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Save time and keep links accurate

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Connect with your current systems 

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Streamline workflows with "crowd-sourced" templates

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Better understand your users' e-resource needs

Save time and keep links accurate

The WorldCat® knowledge base sets holdings in WorldCat and powers License Manager's linking functionality. Once your library's local holdings data is present within the WorldCat knowledge base, that information automatically updates appropriate records in WorldCat.

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Connect with your current systems

WorldShare License Manager is a vendor-neutral service that interoperates across library management systems, allowing for KBART-formatted exports of a profiled knowledge base for integration with other library management systems. It also includes industry-standard, compliant terms of use to allow libraries the ability to compare and share license agreements.

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Streamline workflows

WorldShare License Manager allows you to prepare licenses using "crowd-sourced" templates or to clone them from previous local work. This takes advantage of the greater knowledge of WorldShare libraries and simplifies your ERM workflows.

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Understand your users' needs

Available on is information about how your users are accessing OCLC services, such as the link resolver, Discovery and Interlibrary Loan. Statistics gathered from COUNTER-compliant vendors also help inform decision making.

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Learn more

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Learn more about how to easily manage your licensed and electronic resources.