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Advancing our shared mission

OCLC, a global library cooperative, supports thousands of libraries in making information more accessible and more useful to people around the world. We provide shared technology services, original research and community programs that help libraries meet the ever-evolving needs of their users, institutions and communities.

Because what is known must be shared.®

Celebrating 50 Years, #OCLC50

Celebrating 50 years of library innovation

For 50 years, OCLC and member libraries have come together to share knowledge, fueling learning, research and creativity. Together we make breakthroughs possible.

A breakthrough in purpose.

Portions of this video, courtesy of Exposure Media Productions.

“Our vision is to champion Philippine specialty coffee and support Filipino coffee producers. The spark for that vision came from a library.”

Inspired by digitized photographs of early 20th century Filipino coffee shops, the founders of Kalsada Coffee became champions of modern-day Filipino coffee growers.

Hear from OCLC member libraries about how they are making an impact.

Together, we advance further, faster.

Products & Services

Improving library efficiency.

Membership

Addressing shared library needs.

Research

Identifying library opportunities.