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Make a meaningful difference at OCLC.

Culture at OCLC

Who we are

We are a non-profit global technology company that develops innovative services for libraries. Together with member libraries, we connect people to the resources they need to learn and grow, and ultimately, to transform the world. We connect libraries to other libraries, making their work more efficient and effective. Our large-scale, high-performance cloud computing services enable libraries to share data, work and resources to save money and better serve their communities.

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What we do

We are dedicated and passionate about libraries—and helping them change lives. Our goal is to provide innovative technologies for every library to help them meet the demands of a rapidly changing digital world. Our success depends on our ability to deliver new, high-quality features and stable, scalable solutions for libraries.

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Live our values

New ideas. Open dialogue. Hard work. Recognition. Purpose.
We offer a dynamic, fulfilling work environment that is productive, collaborative, innovative—and fun. There is a strong, team-based culture where everyone is appreciated and focused on common goals. You will make a difference.

Enjoy our perks

Competitive salary, ongoing training, generous retirement, wellness coaching. We will provide you with a rewarding career and a job with an outstanding benefit package.

Flexible Working
We encourage a flexible working environment and will endeavour to support our people, where possible, in alternative working patterns.
Supporting learning
You will be encouraged to constantly sharpen your skills through ongoing training and professional associations. Tuition reimbursement is available.
Helping you stay healthy
Your well-being is important to us. We provide nutrition coaching, fitness classes, health awareness education and more.
Childcare vouchers
We provide employees wth the facility to purchase Childcare Vouchers.
* OCLC benefit packages vary from country to country.

People and Culture

Diverse strengths, common mission.
OCLC believes in fostering a workplace environment that celebrates the talents and diversity of its individual employees. Our staff members are a unique and dedicated collective of creative thinking individuals who are the best in their fields, and who bring out the best in their colleagues. We share, analyse, debate and tackle challenges on a daily basis to achieve one common goal: to further access to the world's information resouces while reducing the rise of library costs.

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Our Offices

Teamwork spans the globe. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with colleagues in 19 offices from 11 countries. We are global and growing.

OCLC Offices - 18 offices from 11 countries


Dublin, Ohio, USA (HQ) · Overland Park, Kansas, USA · San Mateo, California, USA · Seattle, Washington, USA · Brossard, Québec, Canada · Calgary, Alberta, Canada · Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada · Mexico City, Mexico

Europe, Middle East and Africa

Leiden, the Netherlands · Paterswolde, the Netherlands · Asnières-sur-Seine, France · Oberhaching, Germany · Böhl-Iggelheim, Germany · Berlin, Germany · Barcelona, Spain · Basel, Switzerland · Sheffield, United Kingdom

Asia Pacific

Melbourne, Australia · Beijing, China

Connect with us

You can connect with us through the social networking sites you like to spend time on. Whether you need help or have feedback or just want to ask a question, let us know what you are thinking.

OCLC, a worldwide library services organisation headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, is a leader in information technologies and innovative online services. With office locations around the globe, OCLC employees are dedicated to offering premier services and software to help libraries cut costs while keeping pace with the demands of our information-driven society.