News & Events
The University of Gloucestershire has selected WorldShare Management Services (WMS) as its new library management system.
More than 120 library professionals from around the world are meeting at OCLC in Dublin, Ohio, to offer best practices and discuss their experiences with WorldShare Management Services.
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde is first library in Asia to select OCLC WorldShare Management Services
De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde, in Manila, Philippines, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services, becoming the first library in Asia to move to the cloud-bas...
July 1, 2016 will mark the 5th anniversary of the general release of OCLC WorldShare Management Services, the first-ever cloud-based cooperative library management system.
The Northern Territory Library, a major public research institution in Australia, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as the management system for more than 50 libraries in the region.
Münster University of Applied Sciences is first in Germany to select OCLC WorldShare Management Services
Münster University of Applied Sciences (The Fachhochschule Münster) is the first academic institution in Germany to select OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its library management system.
The College of Europe (Bruges campus), an independent university of postgraduate European studies, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its library management system.
Erasmus University Rotterdam, one of the largest universities in the Netherlands with over 24,000 students and a research community of approximately 1,400 scientists, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its library management system.<...
06 December 2016
A one-hour demonstration of WorldShare Management Services focusing on circulation, course reserves, and performing tasks such as inventory on portable electronic devices.
14 December 2016
Transforming print serials management and acquisitions: A demonstration in WorldShare Management Services
During this one-hour demonstration of WorldShare Management Services (WMS), you will learn how WMS offers cooperative workflows through a Web-based interface and how it can simplify your print serials and acquisitions management.
07 February 2017
Register today for the live webinar, hosted by Rob Favini, OCLC Member Relations Liaison. Rob will give you up-to-the-minute information about your cooperative.
03 November 2016
View this virtual panel discussion to hear from librarians as they share why their libraries made the switch from their former traditional library systems to WMS.
01 November 2016
Guest presenters from the Levy Library at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, share their library’s experience with WorldShare Management Services (WMS). Discover why this library chose to implement a next-generation, cloud based library services platform that offered an enhanced user experience while saving time and money.
26 October 2016
Learn from Nathan Schwartz, Systems Librarian, how the Steelman Library at Southeastern University has simplified report creation and analysis since moving to a cloud-based library management system.
25 October 2016
Learn from Barbara Doll, Head of Technical Services, how staff at the Saint Francis University Library, a four-year, coeducational Catholic liberal arts university in Pennsylvania, have improved how they manage the metadata for their library’s e-resources (or e-books, e-journals or e-videos) since moving to a cloud-based library management system.
06 October 2016
Learn from Bob Holzmann, Systems & Digital Technology Librarian, how staff at the Tulsa Community College Library have simplified or eliminated daily back-office activities, improved student and faculty interactions and have more time for library enhancement projects and collaboration while holding down costs.
29 September 2016
Learn from Leecy Barnett, Reference and Instructional Librarian, how staff at Lynn University in Florida, have enriched their users’ experiences since moving to a cloud-based library management system.
26 April 2016
Join this virtual panel discussion to get tips from librarians who’ve recently been through the process of exploring, selecting and implementing a new library system.
19 April 2016
Learn from Nerissa Lindsey, Catalog Librarian, how staff at the Killam Library at Texas A&M International University saved time with new workflow efficiencies and improved students’ access to electronic resources since moving to a cloud-based library management system.
23 March 2016
Learn from Catherine Boswell, Coordinator of University Library Systems, how Antioch University Libraries are saving time with centralized cataloging and improving services for their students after moving five campus libraries, originally on different library systems, to one cloud-based library management system.
10 February 2016
Guest presenters from the Stanford Health Library will share their library’s experience with WorldShare Management Services (WMS).
- Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]
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29 October 2015
Join us for an online virtual panel discussion to hear from libraries as they share why they made the switch from their former traditional library systems to WMS.
20 August 2015
Watch this 30-minute webinar with a guest presenter from the H.M. Fishbon Memorial Library at UCSF Medical Center, Mount Zion in California. Laura Olson, Web Librarian, will share her library’s experience with WorldShare Management Services (WMS). During this session, you will:
- Hear why the H.M. Fishbon Memorial Library chose to implement WMS
- Learn the ways WMS is creating efficiencies for staff, faculty, students and patients
- Explore how WMS has enabled staff to spend less time managing systems so they can focus on other priorities.
16 July 2015
Expanding discovery and visibility of all your library’s collections:
A demo of WorldCat Discovery Services and WMS
During this one-hour detailed demonstration of WorldCat® Discovery Services, including how they work with WorldShare® Management Services, you will:
- See how you can provide your end users with single-search access to your library’s full array of resources–electronic, print and digital
- Understand how your library can gain more visibility on the Web through OCLC's partnerships with leading search engines and popular sites
- Learn how staff and users can choose from integrated delivery options, including linking to full text through built-in link resolutions and an A to Z list, linking to your OPAC and requesting items via consortial borrowing systems or interlibrary loan
- Hear how simple these OCLC services are to configure and maintain, and how they build on OCLC services your library already may use.
11 May 2016
Learn from Mary Maroney, Director of Library Services, and Patricia Lombardi, Head of Collection Management and Digital Services, how staff at the Douglas and Judith Krupp Library at Bryant University are saving time and streamlining tasks with the help of their complete, cloud-based library management system.
04 June 2015
Christine Giannoni, Museum Librarian at The Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois. Christine shares her library's experience with WorldShare Management Services.