Latin America and Caribbean

Agents with existing agreements

Partner Service
Backstage Library Works Backstage is authorized to perform cataloging services in WorldCat on behalf of an OCLC member library. Backstage is also authorized to receive WorldCat data from an OCLC member library to perform the following services for the library: MARCADIA, cataloging, reclassification, retrospective conversion, de-duplication services and authority control.
Baker & Taylor Baker & Taylor is authorized to access WorldCat and WorldCat records to perform cataloging services and physical processing for library materials that an OCLC member library purchases from Baker & Taylor.
BWI (Book Wholesalers, Inc.) BWI is authorized to perform cataloging services in WorldCat for materials that an OCLC member library purchases from Book Wholesalers Inc.
FLOURISH FLOURISH is authorized to perform cataloging services in WorldCat on behalf of an OCLC member library.
Google Google is authorized to receive WorldCat records from an OCLC member library participating in the Google Books Library Project for purposes of identifying digitized items from the library's collections available on Google's services.
Ingram Library Services Ingram is authorized to perform cataloging services in WorldCat for materials that an OCLC member library purchases from Ingram.
Kinokuniya Kinokuniya is authorized to use WorldCat records received from OCLC to perform services for OCLC members in Japan.
Kirtas Technologies Kirtas is authorized to receive WorldCat records from an OCLC member library representing a work in the library's collection to be digitized by Kirtas and made available through Kirtas' digitize on demand service.
MARCIVE MARCIVE is authorized to receive WorldCat records from an OCLC member library to perform various services on behalf of the library, including authorities processing, database cleanup, deduplication, item information build, smart barcode creation, MARC Record Enrichment, reclassification and call number label creation.
QOOP QOOP is authorized to receive WorldCat records from an OCLC member library representing digitized works in the library's collection to be made available through QOOP's print on demand service.

For many years, OCLC has facilitated agreements between member libraries and their agents on a case-by-case basis, as requested by the OCLC member library. As a result, many of the existing agreements under which vendors use WorldCat data to provide services to OCLC member libraries apply only to services provided to one or more specific requesting libraries.

Under WorldCat Rights and Responsibilities for the OCLC Cooperative , the agent agreement concept introduces an ongoing effort by OCLC to establish "blanket" agreements with popular agents under which any OCLC member library may provide the agent with WorldCat data for purposes of receiving services from the agent.

Over the coming months OCLC will be working with many agents, including those that now have agreements applicable to specific member libraries only. We will be identifying as many as possible to add to this list of blanket agreements.


Through OCLC's Third Party Licensee Agreement, libraries may request and authorize any vendor to pick up WorldCat records from OCLC on the library's behalf for further processing.

Through OCLC's Third Party Cataloging and Record Processing Agreement, libraries may share one of their online cataloging authorizations with any vendor and authorize them to catalog online on the library's behalf.