Getting Started

Knowing your cooperative

If you're brand new to OCLC, one of the best ways to get to know about our member-driven cooperative is to take:

OCLC 101: A Guide to Your Cooperative

This course explains how the cooperative works and how you can get the help you need to make the most of your membership.

 

Getting started with copy cataloging

The first three modules in our Connexion Browser series are specifically designed to enable you to get started with copy cataloging.  We recommend that you take all three in order:

The skills you learn in these three classes will help you quickly get up to speed on using WorldCat for your copy cataloging.

If tutorials are more your style, or you want to prepare for these classes, you will get a great foundation from the following tutorials:


Once you've mastered the content in these courses, you're well on your way to being an effective copy cataloger.

 

 

 

We are a worldwide library cooperative, owned, governed and sustained by members since 1967. Our public purpose is a statement of commitment to each other—that we will work together to improve access to the information held in libraries around the globe, and find ways to reduce costs for libraries through collaboration. Learn more »