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WorldShare Metadata Services

More efficient cataloging for physical and electronic materials with a complete metadata management solution


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Automatically manage metadata for your collections

For effective management of electronic collections, use WorldShare Metadata, 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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"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."

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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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