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.
Enable shared efficiencies and innovation
WorldShare Acquisitions, WorldShare Circulation, WorldShare Collection Manager, WorldCat Discovery, WorldShare Interlibrary Loan, WorldShare Record Manager, WorldShare License Manager, WorldShare Report Designer
Build, manage and share data about your collections while making your library more visible.
Resource sharing services
Centralize resource sharing workflows previously managed in multiple systems while speeding fulfillment of interlibrary loan requests.
Discovery and reference services
Get people to the materials they need from your library and from other libraries worldwide.
Gain international recognition for your special collections
Discover how the American University in Cairo won a UNESCO award for its work preserving and sharing Egypt’s documentary heritage.
Inspire active engagement with digital collections
Learn how the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) ensures visual art collections are available online to as many people as possible.
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This quick guide explains how our technology products, original research, and community programs empower libraries to better serve their communities. Learn how, together, we can solve critical problems, remove barriers to success, and inspire breakthroughs.
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.