E-mail and discussion lists

Subscribe to e-mail updates for products, research and reports.

Example HTML e-mailWhat are the latest enhancements to WorldCat? Are any discounts available now on my favorite OCLC services? When will training be offered on the latest library and technology trends? Subscribe now to keep up-to-date on exciting new services, features, training, events and offers from OCLC. For regular updates delivered to your desktop about OCLC news, events, advocacy efforts and member benefits, subscribe to OCLC Abstracts, a weekly e-newsletter.


OCLC Abstracts
A weekly summary for OCLC members and information professionals that provides service news, tips, event reminders and more. Available in English.


Special offers and updates
Receive information about exciting new services, features, events and offers as it becomes available.

Training updates
Stay informed about training available from OCLC and its Training Partners on OCLC products and services.

Current subscribers

If you are a current subscriber to e-mail from OCLC, please enter your e-mail address below.

You will receive an e-mail message with a link to a page where you can edit your e-mail subscriptions and information. This is done to ensure that only you can edit your e-mail preferences.



OCLC-Canada: A forum for OCLC Canada libraries to ask questions, share information, pass along advice and exchange ideas.

OCLC-MEXICO-L is a conversational listserv. We invite all OCLC members throughout Mexico to participate. OCLC staff members will help moderate the list and answer any questions related to OCLC products and services.

Cataloging & metadata

OCLC-CAT: A discussion forum for library staff using or considering any OCLC cataloging and metadata services.

OCLC-CJK: OCLC CJK Users Group discussion list.


OCLC-FIRSTSEARCH-L: FirstSearch announcements, information, and documentation.

SCIPIO-L: SCIPIO-L is a discussion forum for all topics related to the SCIPIO Art & Rare Book Sales Catalogues database.

Library management

OCLC-ANALYTICS-L: Discussion list for users of OCLC Collection Evaluation.

Electronic Collection Management

KB-L: A place for community discussion of the WorldCat knowledge base and electronic resources

Resource Sharing

ILL-L: A discussion forum for all topics related to resource sharing among libraries.

OCLC-SHARING-L: Announcements, changes and enhancements to OCLC resource sharing services.

General topics

WC-DEVNET-L: OCLC Developer Network discussion list. Includes WorldCat Web services and tools.