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OCLC Products and Services

OCLC Products and Services

OCLC is a global library cooperative that provides shared technology services, original research, and community programs for its membership and the library community at large. OCLC are librarians, technologists, researchers, pioneers, leaders, and learners. With thousands of library members in more than 100 countries, OCLC comes together as OCLC to make information more accessible and more useful.

OCLC was founded in 1967 as the Ohio College Library Center, a library computer network among 54 college libraries in Ohio. In 1977, OCLC opened its membership to libraries beyond the original Ohio consortia and changed its governance and its name from the Ohio College Library Center to OCLC, Inc. and OCLC Online Computer Library Center in 1981. Today, more than 60,000 libraries in 123 countries and territories around the world use OCLC services to locate, acquire, catalog, lend, and preserve library materials.[2] The organization was founded by Fred Kilgour, and its offices are located in Dublin, Ohio.(SOURCE

17,983 in 123 countries

Library types servedResearch, academic, public, school, medical, law, corporate, government, special, state and national libraries, groups and consortia

Major servicesLibrary management, discovery, cataloging, digital libraries, virtual reference, resource sharing

Scope40+ million search requests processed each day by OCLC systems

ResearchOCLC Research focuses on research collections and support, understanding the system-wide library, data science, and user studies.

OCLC Products and Services

  • WISE:-Community engagement system for public libraries WISE helps libraries to connect with the user's need and Recruitment. help for collection development and it works on Customer Orientation and marketing orientation concept.

  • EZproxy allows libraries to deliver e-content to users simply, effectively, and securely no matter where or when they’re searching. t Provides remote access to the  e-contents which is subscribed by the library Connect users to e-content with a single sign-on
  • WorldShare Management Services is a cloud-based library services platform that saves you time and money by helping you easily manage library resources in all formats. With WorldCat as its foundation, WorldShare Management Services enables you to draw on the collaborative data and work of libraries worldwide for more efficient workflows.

  • GreenGlass is a purpose-built, interactive application that allows you to explore your print collection and manage, share, archive, or remove monographs to transform valuable library space.

  • CONTENTdm allows you to easily build, preserve, and showcase your digital collections on your personalized website, making them more discoverable to people around the world. CONTENTdm also secures and monitors your master files in a cloud-based preservation archive so they remain safe for the future.

  • 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.

  • OCLC Cataloging and Metadata Subscription delivers the tools you need to expand your library’s impact by registering your collections in WorldCat. Increase efficiency through automated processes, and contribute new, quality WorldCat records for your unique material.

  • WorldShare Collection Manager is a cataloging tool that helps you streamline and automate the management of records for your electronic and print collections in one place to help you save staff time while improving collection discovery and access.  

  • Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system is the world’s most widely used way to organize library collections. The DDC constantly updates to enable better discovery across any topic in multiple languages. Because the DDC is easy to use, you can increase the visibility of your materials quickly and efficiently.

  • OCLC Contract Cataloging services offer expert assistance to tackle your difficult cataloging projects, including those requiring specialized format-specific skills and language proficiencies. Our skilled, professional catalogers can meet your high standards and help get your items into the hands of users quickly.

  • express is a simple-to-use copy cataloging solution that enables you to get materials in your catalog faster with WorldCat MARC records at a cost-effective price.

  • Syndeo has metadata functions that enable the ingest, aggregation, and organization of data from a network of libraries within a region. It provides online cataloging facilities and search capabilities. At the same time, it enables connections to the only global library data network, WorldCat.

  • WorldShare Interlibrary Loan automates your interlibrary borrowing and lending processes though the largest resource-sharing network in the world to save your staff time and to ensure timely delivery of items to the people who need them.

  • Tipasa, the world’s first cloud-based interlibrary loan management system, allows you to manage a high volume of interlibrary loan requests, automate routine borrowing and lending functions, and provide an enhanced patron experience. You can meet users’ needs without heavy IT support, server management or extensive configuration and training.

  • makes your library’s resources visible to information seekers on a freely available website and from search engines and websites where most people begin their research. This broad visibility promotes libraries as a vital information source and allows anyone to quickly and easily access resources in libraries near or far.

  • WorldCat Discovery helps people easily find and get resources available at your library and in libraries worldwide through a single search of WorldCat and familiar, authoritative e-content collections. It also connects users to your collections via popular websites where people typically start their research.

  • FirstSearch is the most powerful interface for searching WorldCat. Researchers and library staff can find and select resources in thousands of library collections with rich information from WorldCat records. FirstSearch libraries are also more visible on the popular websites where people often begin their research.

  • TouchPoint is a tailor-made end-user discovery service that can connect different library management systems with the data in WorldCat.

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