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Create a WorldCat Account

Follow the below instructions to create a WorldCat Account. A WorldCat Account can also be used for other OCLC services such as, WorldCat registry, and the OCLC Online Service Center.

If you have an OCLC Services Account (WorldShare users), you can use your account to sign into Service Configuration. For more information, see Sign in to Service Configuration.

  1. Go to the OCLC Service Configuration Sign In screen at
  2. On the Sign In screen, in the upper right corner, click Create an account.
  3. On the Create an account screen, fill in the fields. Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).
  4. Click Create an account.
  5. The account settings screen appears. Follow the steps under Add an institution to configure to add an institution to configure.