WorldShare Metadata Services

More efficient cataloging for physical and electronic materials with a complete metadata management solution


Improve access to your e-collections

WorldShare Collection Manager, paired with the WorldCat® knowledge base, automates WorldCat holdings maintenance and provides MARC records with ongoing updates, including URL changes. This ensures your e-collections are accurate and always up to date, which allows patrons to find and access your library resources through your discovery interface.

See how University of Maryland automated its e-resource management with Collection Manager »

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Streamline record-at-a-time cataloging

Create new and enrich existing items in WorldCat with efficient, record-at-a-time metadata management for your physical and electronic materials.

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Librarian in processing room

"With WorldShare Metadata, we get more efficient workflows for our materials and more accurate access to e-books in our catalog and through outside discovery services."

Holly TomrenHolly Tomren
Head of Metadata Services, Drexel University Libraries

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Manage electronic collections cooperatively

Examine Drexel University's time-saving consolidated e-book management system.

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