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WorldShare Metadata Services

Improve workflow efficiency and collection visibility with a complete metadata solution.


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Improve access to your e-collections

WorldShare Collection Manager, paired with the WorldCat® knowledge base, automates WorldCat holdings maintenance and provides MARC records with ongoing updates, including URL changes. This ensures your e-collections are accurate and always up to date, which allows patrons to find and access your library resources through your discovery interface.

See how University of Maryland automated its e-resource management with Collection Manager »

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Streamline record-at-a-time cataloging

Create new and enrich existing items in WorldCat with efficient, record-at-a-time metadata management for your physical and electronic materials.

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Manage your collection on your terms

Integrate WorldCat record management and holdings maintenance using your choice of applications powered by the WorldCat Metadata API.

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"The ability to retrieve records for all providers in one place makes things so much easier. I'm not going to 20 different sources to get 20 different record sets, I'm just going to one place and getting all the records."

Holly TomrenHolly Tomren
Head of Metadata Services, Drexel University Libraries

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Manage electronic collections cooperatively

Examine Drexel University's time-saving consolidated e-book management system.

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