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Is there a file size limit and what type of data can I upload for data sync collections?

File size limits for data sync collections

My Files

There is a file size limit of 1 GB in when uploading data sync data in the WorldShare interface, Metadata > My Files.

FTP

There is not a file size limit for files uploaded via sFTP to OCLC. However, if you are planning to submit larger files, please work with OCLC Support or your assigned data sync database specialist to determine the best file handling.

Data requirements for data sync collections

Find detailed information on the kind of data you can upload for data sync collections and find requirements for each type of collection within the workflow for each collection type in the Create a data sync collection area of the website.