Electronic Data Exchange
Electronic Data Exchange (EDX) is a service libraries use to exchange bibliographic records with OCLC using File Transfer Protocol. Unlike other exhange methods, EDX allows you to send or receive multiple files at one time. EDX is a subscription-based service, available at no additional charge.
Designed for many services
EDX facilitates the use of the following OCLC services.
- Bibliographic Record Notification
- Batchload options:
- Holdings maintenance
- Bibliographic Record Snapshot
- OCLC-MARC and non-MARC records
- Update local data records
- WorldCat Cataloging Partners
For posting or retrieval details, please see the EDX User Guide.
How to subscribe
To participate, please contact OCLC or complete the EDX Assessment Form.
Note: Using your OCLC authorization and password, you may also retrieve files through OCLC Product Services Web, a product support Web site. If you choose this method, it is not neccessary to complete the EDX Assessment Form.