OCLC Cataloging and Metadata Subscription

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Managing Metadata for E-book Collections

Holly Tomren, Head of Metadata Services at Drexel University, shares her library's experience as a beta test site for the new OCLC WorldShare® Metadata collection management functionality.

Automate E-resource Management with OCLC to Save Time and Improve Discoverability

Watch presentations by David Whitehair (OCLC), Carlen Ruschoff (University of Maryland, College Park) and Penny Lochner and Catherine Hodge (Muhlenberg College) as they discuss how integrated OCLC services can be used to automatically manage your e-resource holdings across your different systems.

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Manage electronic collections efficiently

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


Automate e-resource management

Discover how University of Maryland librarians sped up their e-book processing workflows.

RDA Research Relating to Cataloging and Metadata

Resource Description and Access (RDA) is the new cataloging standard that replaced AACR2. RDA offers libraries the potential to change significantly how bibliographic data is created and used. Visit the links below to learn more about RDA and to access resources we've compiled to help you prepare for implementation of RDA at your library.

An OCLC Cataloging and Metadata Subscription delivers the tools you need to expand your library’s impact by registering your collections in WorldCat. Increase efficiency through automated processes, and contribute new, quality WorldCat records for your unique material.

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