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Take the first steps to exploring how OCLC web services encourage experimentation and extension—within the library community, with industry partners and in new spaces where library data can be reused.


Learn

Librarians, see how the platform can add value to your library operations


Build

Developers, use our APIs to create applications, code libraries, and more


Integrate

Commercial partners, incorporate platform data to enhance your applications

The power of the platform is that it is vendor neutral—libraries, developers and partners in the community can use a robust shared infrastructure to create new, innovative processes and functionality.

The Gallery provides a central place where developers can showcase their creativity, partners can create add-on functionality, and library staff can find practical, everyday solutions to streamline and enhance their workflows.

We are a worldwide library cooperative, owned, governed and sustained by members since 1967. Our public purpose is a statement of commitment to each other—that we will work together to improve access to the information held in libraries around the globe, and find ways to reduce costs for libraries through collaboration. Learn more »