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
Cataloging & Metadata
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
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
Discovery & Syndication
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 2.3 billion electronic, digital and physical holdings in a single search
Digital Collection Management
Make everything in your digital collections available to online researchers, everywhere, whatever the format.
Interact with users in multiple ways, using both chat and email. Your library can also provide around-the-clock reference services through the 24/7 Reference® Cooperative.
Create time for new initiatives
Find out how Saddleback College found time to improve the resources available to students without hiring more staff.
Share your print collection to expand your library
Discover how a small group of academic libraries in Iowa formed the Central Iowa – Collaborative Collections Initiative to share print resources.
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.