If you need access to Collection Manager (the Metadata tab in the WorldShare interface), follow the steps to Create a Collection Manager account.
OCLC cataloged collections. If your library does not have a cataloging subscription, see Options for libraries without a cataloging subscription. Use the instructions below for information specific to our provider.This provider has
Collection names and IDs
There are many collections in the global WorldCat knowledge base. Use the collection data in the table to help you find the relevant collections. If your collection is not returned when you search within Collection Manager, try entering a root word and an asterisk (*) as a truncation operator. For example: AAP*
|Collection name(s)||Collection ID(s)|
|AAP eBooks: 2018 Collection||aap.ebooks2018|
|AAP eBooks: 2017 Collection||aap.ebooks2017|
|AAP eBooks: 2016 Collection||aap.ebooks2016|
|AAP eBooks: 1999-2015 Backlist Collection||aap.ebooksbacklist|
|AAP eBooks: NRP Collection||aap.ebooksnrp|
Add the collections to your knowledge base
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Get WorldCat MARC records
Record delivery is available both to libraries with and to libraries without an OCLC Cataloging and Metadata Subscription.
Manage WorldCat holdings
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For additional information, see Configure institution settings for knowledge base collections.
Use collection data with other services
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