Frequently asked questions

Batchload is the next OCLC service to transition to WorldShare Collection Manager as part of our efforts to streamline cataloging workflows. This transition to “data sync collections” is now underway and will be managed in phases based on project type.

Please visit the Collection Manager transition page for additional details to help you prepare.

The Electronic Data Exchange (EDX) service to send record files to OCLC using File Transfer Protocol has been discontinued.

An FTP/SFTP option is available. Contact OCLC Support for an FTP authorization and password. Please note that libraries uploading data associated with the WorldCat knowledge base collections might use options within Collection Manager Settings or within a collection's settings rather than use FTP/SFTP.

See the data sync collections documentation for more information.