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WorldCat® Digital Collection Gateway

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You can find helpful information from the Digital Collection Gateway help site. From there, you can dive into the Get started section, or watch a pre-recorded training video, which walks you through the Digital Collection Gateway workflow. The Digital Collection Gateway is available at no charge to institutions that want to contribute their metadata to WorldCat.

You can also check out the best practices for creating sharable metadata for using Digital Collection Gateway with CONTENTdm.

For further information for metadata contributors, please read Information for metadata contributors.

The WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway is a self-service tool for harvesting the metadata of your unique, open-access digital content into WorldCat. Once there, your collections are more visible and discoverable to end users who search WorldCat as well as other popular websites.

Service availability

  • WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway metadata harvesting tool

    Available everywhere

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Download the WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway flier

Download the WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway flier
Download the flier (US Letter)
Download the flier (A4)

Get started

The Digital Collection Gateway is available at no charge to institutions that want to contribute their metadata to WorldCat.

Get started with the Digital Collection Gateway.