Libraries today are faced with a rapidly changing environment, evolving user needs and increasing pressure to measure and communicate impact. OCLC products help libraries address these challenges by sharing data, streamlining workflows and connecting people to the knowledge held in the world's library collections.
Manage your entire library system with services that increase efficiency across services, departments and locations.
The first cooperative management service for libraries
WorldShare Acquisitions, WorldShare Circulation, WorldShare Collection Evaluation, WorldCat Discovery, WorldCat Local, WorldShare Metadata Services, WorldShare Interlibrary Loan, WorldShare License Manager, WorldShare Report Designer
Build, manage and share data about your collections while making your library more visible.
A complete metadata management solution for physical, licensed and digital resources
Improve e-management workflow efficiencies and increase collection visibility
Access to expert cataloging services in a variety of formats and more than 30 languages
A simple-to-use copy cataloging tool that enables you to put materials on the shelves for your users quickly and efficiently
Resource sharing services
Centralize resource sharing workflows previously managed in multiple systems while speeding fulfillment of interlibrary loan requests.
Integrated discovery and delivery of electronic, digital and print materials
Centralized management for all of your library's borrowing, lending and document delivery services
Discovery and reference services
Get people to the materials they need from your library and from other libraries worldwide.
A Web destination that connects information seekers on the Web to collections in the world's libraries
Cloud-based applications that enable people to search WorldCat® and discover more than 2.7 billion electronic, digital and physical holdings in a single search
Simplify resource sharing by using the cloud
See how Ohio Wesleyan University improved services by shifting interlibrary loan processes to the cloud.
Empower staff by helping them to do more
Learn how Bryant University saved time and money to allow staff members to focus on better resources, user services and reporting.
Want to learn more?
Connect with your OCLC representative to learn how the cooperative's services can reduce local hardware and software dependencies so you can focus more on your users.