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Sign in to OCLC Service Configuration

Sign in to Service Configuration

Sign in to Service Configuration to configure settings for your institution(s). There are two ways to sign in. You can Sign in with your WorldCat Account or Sign in with your OCLC Services Account (WorldShare users).

Service Configuration sign in

  1. Go to the Service Configuration Sign In screen at https://worldcat.org/config/.
  2. Decide how you want to sign in. You have two options:
    1. Click Use Your WorldCat Account if you want to Sign in with your WorldCat Account, or
    2. Click Use Your OCLC Services Account if you want to Sign in with your OCLC Services Account (WorldShare users)
      1. If it is your first time signing in using this method, you will be prompted to search for your institution. Enter your institution's OCLC symbol, name, or zip code.
      2. Click Continue or press <Enter>.
  3. Enter your User Name and Password.
  4. Click Sign In or press <Enter>.
    • If this is your first time signing in with your WorldCat Account, the Select an Institution dialog will appear. You can select an institution from the drop-down list or click I am not affiliated with an institution to access the WorldCat registry.

Sign in with your WorldCat Account

You will want to sign in with your WorldCat Account if:

  • You have used your WorldCat Account to sign in to Service Configuration before and want to continue using your account.
  • You want to configure multiple institutions at once.
  • You use any of the following services: WorldCat.org, WorldCat Discovery, WorldCat registry, Metadata Content.

Sign in with your OCLC Services Account (WorldShare users)

You will want to sign in with your OCLC Services Account if:

  • You are a WorldShare user and want to use your WorldShare account to sign in to Service Configuration.
  • You only want to configure the settings for the institution tied to your WorldShare account (if you want to configure multiple institution at once, you will need to sign in with your WorldCat Account).
  • You use any of the following WorldShare services: Acquisitions, Circulation, Collection Manager, Discovery (if you have a WorldShare staff account), Interlibrary Loan, License Manager, Record Manager.

Watch a video

Create an account for the OCLC Service Configuration (4:07)

This video demonstrates how to create an account for the OCLC Service Configuration where you can customize the settings for WorldCat Discovery.