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WorldCat® Digital Collection Gateway

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Read our tutorial (PDF).

Listen, watch and learn how to use the Digital Collection Gateway. This pre-recorded orientation Web session walks you through the Digital Collection Gateway workflow.

Review the frequently asked questions.

View our best practices guide (PDF) for tips on how to map your metadata.

Visit the support page.


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The Digital Collection Gateway is available at no charge to institutions that want to contribute their metadata to WorldCat.

Get started with the Digital Collection Gateway.

The WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway is a self-service tool for harvesting the metadata of your unique, open-access digital content into WorldCat. Once there, your collections are more visible and discoverable to end users who search WorldCat as well as other popular websites.

Service availability

  • WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway metadata harvesting tool

    Available everywhere

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Download the WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway flier

Download the WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway flier
Download the flier (US Letter)
Download the flier (A4)

Get started

The Digital Collection Gateway is available at no charge to institutions that want to contribute their metadata to WorldCat.

Get started with the Digital Collection Gateway.