Manage your entire library system with services that increase efficiency across services, departments and locations.
The first cooperative management service for libraries
WorldShare Acquisitions, WorldShare Circulation, WorldShare Collection Evaluation, WorldCat Discovery, WorldCat Local, WorldShare Metadata Services, WorldShare Interlibrary Loan, WorldShare License Manager, WorldShare Report Designer
Sustainable Collection Services
Cataloging & Metadata
Build, manage and share data about your collections while making your library more visible.
A complete metadata management solution for physical, licensed and digital resources
Improve e-management workflow efficiencies and increase collection visibility
Access to expert cataloging services in a variety of formats and more than 30 languages
Centralize resource sharing workflows previously managed in multiple systems while speeding fulfillment of interlibrary loan requests.
Integrated discovery and delivery of electronic, digital and print materials
Discovery & Syndication
Get people to the materials they need from your library and from other libraries worldwide.
A Web destination that connects information seekers on the Web to collections in the world's libraries
Cloud-based applications that enable people to search WorldCat® and discover more than 2.7 billion electronic, digital and physical holdings in a single search
Digital Collection Management
Make everything in your digital collections available to online researchers, everywhere, whatever the format.
Interact with users in multiple ways, using both chat and email. Your library can also provide around-the-clock reference services through the 24/7 Reference® Cooperative.
Collaborate for better services across campuses
Find out how Antioch University's five libraries, spread throughout the United States, came together to provide a flexible, consistent and comprehensive experience for students and faculty.
Maintain great user services even with reduced staff
Learn how the Chase Law Library continued to provide a high level of service to students and faculty despite a reorganization and a smaller staff.
Want to learn more?
Connect with your OCLC representative to learn how the cooperative's services can reduce local hardware and software dependencies so you can focus more on your users.