Web visibility subscriptions
We offer subscriptions that include full participation in our web visibility program. Select the subscription that works best for your library.
WorldCat Visibility subscription
A new subscription that makes your library visible to searchers on WorldCat.org and across the web
This option is available to libraries who maintain any OCLC cataloging subscription (OCLC Cataloging and Metadata, CatExpress, or Holdings Registration) and includes all the features and benefits of the OCLC web visibility program.
- Links to your catalog and detailed information about your library and collections on WorldCat.org
- Visibility of items you hold to people who visit WorldCat.org directly or link to it from search engines and popular non-library websites
- Direct links to your library catalog from Google Search results (based on region and data quality)
Available in the Americas
OCLC Small Library Edition
A cataloging and web visibility solution designed for small public, community college, qualifying special, and K-12 libraries
Available in October 2022, this subscription is available to small public libraries serving a population of up to 15,000, small community colleges with an FTE of up to 3,000, qualifying special libraries with a collection size up to 50,000 items, and K-12 schools.
This subscription provides small public, community college, qualifying special, and K-12 libraries with:
- Easy-to-use tools for original and copy cataloging
- Management of collections in the WorldCat knowledge base
- Full participation in our web visibility program
Available in the Americas
WorldCat Discovery subscription
The best value for libraries looking to maximize all research, discovery, and online visibility for their users
Libraries with any OCLC cataloging subscription and a FirstSearch/
This subscription provides three solutions, each designed to support related but different needs:
- FirstSearch: precision searching for expert searchers
- WorldCat Discovery: a full-featured discovery experience for library users
- Web visibility: more opportunities for people to find library resources from search engines and popular websites.
Available in all regions
WorldCat Participation subscription
A subscription for libraries outside of the Americas that wish to participate in our web visibility program
This option is for libraries in Asia, Australasia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East that have managed cataloging workflows within their region and seek the additional features and benefits of our global web visibility program.
- Links to either your union catalog or individual catalogs and detailed information about your library and collections on WorldCat.org
- Visibility of items you hold to people who visit WorldCat.org directly or link to it from search engines and popular nonlibrary websites
- Access to a team of specialists who can lead you through the process of making your collections visible to a worldwide audience
Available in Asia, Australasia, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East
I want better visibility for my library and collections online
Contact us to find out which plan is right for your library. We'll work with you to help more people find your library from the places where they begin their information searches.