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Advancing our shared mission

OCLC, a global library cooperative, supports thousands of libraries in making information more accessible and more useful to people around the world. We provide shared technology services, original research and community programs that help libraries meet the ever-evolving needs of their users, institutions and communities.

Because what is known must be shared.®

Library Futures: Community Catalysts

Join library leaders and OCLC at the Library Futures Conference

  • Phoenix • October 2–3, 2019
  • Singapore • November 20–21, 2019
  • Vienna • March 3–4, 2020

The top 100 novels of all time.

We’ve identified 100 timeless, top novels—those found in thousands of libraries around the world—using WorldCat, the world’s largest database of library materials.

You have the power.

Wise is the first community engagement system for US public libraries. Uniquely holistic in its design, Wise combines the power of customer relationship management, marketing, and analytics with ILS functions.

A breakthrough in purpose.

Portions of this video, courtesy of Exposure Media Productions.

“Our vision is to champion Philippine specialty coffee and support Filipino coffee producers. The spark for that vision came from a library.”

Inspired by digitized photographs of early 20th century Filipino coffee shops, the founders of Kalsada Coffee became champions of modern-day Filipino coffee growers.

Hear from OCLC member libraries about how they are making an impact.

Together, we advance further, faster.

Products & Services

Improving library efficiency.

Membership

Addressing shared library needs.

Research

Identifying library opportunities.