Libraries today are faced with a rapidly changing environment, evolving user needs and increasing pressure to measure and communicate impact. OCLC products help libraries address these challenges by sharing data, streamlining workflows and connecting people to the knowledge held in the world's library collections.
Manage your entire library with services that increase efficiency across departments and locations.
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
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
Resource sharing services
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
Cloud-based interlibrary loan management system that automates routine borrowing and lending functions for individual libraries
Discovery and reference services
Get people to the materials they need from your library and from other libraries worldwide.
Website that connects information seekers online to collections in the world's libraries
Cloud-based application that enables people to search WorldCat and discover more than 3 billion electronic, digital and physical holdings in a single search
FirstSearch delivers the precise, full-featured WorldCat searching that library staff and researchers value.
Demonstrate the value of your special collections
Learn how Saint Anselm College analyzed its special collections to identify rare items and strategically focus collection development.
Improve request efficiency and communication with customers
Hear how Essex Libraries provided more efficiency on tracking requests and improved the customer experience.
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.