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WorldShare Management Services

An integrated suite of cloud-based library management applications

Member stories

Hear from fellow library members about their experiences with OCLC WorldShare Management Services.

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Support changing roles with reduced workloads

Learn how Tulsa Community College library eased workloads across campuses without increasing the budget.

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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.

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Collaborate for better services across campuses

Find out how Antioch University's five libraries, spread throughout the United States, came together to provide a flexible, consistent and comprehensive experience for students and faculty.

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Maintain great user services even with reduced staff

Learn how the Chase Law Library continued to provide a high level of service to students and faculty despite a reorganization and a smaller staff.

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Improve the quality of your online catalog

See how Biblical Theological Seminary helps students and faculty find the resources they need through an up-to-date and intuitive online catalog.

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Reimagine your workflows to better serve your users

Discover what inspired Butler University Libraries to make dramatic organizational and process changes that help them focus on their new priorities.

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Free up resources to launch new programs

See how University of Nebraska Omaha dramatically increased e-book collections through demand-driven acquisition.

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Create time for new initiatives

Find out how Saddleback College found time to improve the resources available to students without hiring more staff.

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Update your library workflows to meet user needs

Learn how Bishop Grosseteste University modernized their workflows and helped users find the resources they need.

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Expand e-resource availability and visibility

See how High Point University improved discovery for students and visibility for their unique content.

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Increase usage with demand-driven acquisition

See how Bucknell University's move to demand-driven acquisition helped save money and provide better access to resources for faculty and students.

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Get students to your licensed materials

Observe how Mount Mercy University made management and discovery of e-content easier for librarians and students.

"WorldShare Management Services will give us the opportunity to transform our user experience. Our selection of this global consortial system supports the library’s new strategic plan to expand discovery and increase access to information resources for our faculty, staff and students."

Kevin Mulroy
A.J. McFadden Dean of the Library of The Claremont Colleges Library

 
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Improve results for all libraries in your group, big and small

Discover how LIBROS balanced the staff and user demands of major universities and small museums with one library management system.

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Collaborate to reduce costs and get to your 'wish list'

Examine how the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana improved service for users and economy for members.

"Above all, we liked that OCLC is a library cooperative. We are members working together toward a common vision sharing many of the same challenges. And it is through this shared vision that we hope to eliminate many of the barriers that prevent access to information."

Sandy Ashworth
Director, Boundary County District Library
on her decision to become a WMS pilot library

 
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Connect users to the resources they need

Discover how Camden Theological Library made time to tackle projects that highlighted more resources for library users.

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Move from cataloging to curating for your users

Learn how Pritzker Military Museum & Library found time to expand their focus on guest and user services.

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Increase e-content usage with systems that work together

Find out how the National Academy of Sciences library increased catalog usage and saved staff time by using an integrated cloud-based suite of library management applications.

"The move to WorldShare Management Services has been very well received. We are now able to provide access to our collections to researchers around the world. Users have told us they like the new discovery interface, and it's easier for them to find what they're looking for. We are integrating our electronic collections through the WorldCat knowledge base to help our users find what they need through a single search interface. We're very happy with our progress."

Christine Giannoni
Museum Librarian, The Field Museum Library