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Add an institution to configure

 Note: These instructions only apply if you signed in to Service Configuration with a WorldCat Account.

If you have not yet added institutions that you are authorized to configure, follow the below instructions after you Sign in to Service Configuration.

  1. On the Service Configuration home page, in the upper right corner, click Settings.
  2. Under the Institutions [you] can configure section, click Authorize me for an Institution.
  3. On the Add more institutions to configure, enter your FirstSearch, OCLC Resource Sharing, or Connexion Autho and Password.
    • Note: You must use a FirstSearch, OCLC Resource Sharing, or Connexion authorization and administrative password associated with that account. If you manage an account for a service other than those listed, contact OCLC Order Services at
  4. Click Add Institution.
  5. If accepted, a configuration message appears. The new institution will be available for configuration in a few business hours.
  6. On the left panel, click Home to return to the Service Configuration home page.
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