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Collections available in the WorldCat knowledge base

New collections and providers are added to the WorldCat knowledge base every month. OCLC updates a list of collections available monthly. Use the list to find providers and collections and other details.

Collections in the WorldCat knowledge base

Collections available in the WorldCat knowledge base - Updated monthly

Find a spreadsheet of all collections currently available in the WorldCat knowledge base and information about the collections including:

  • Provider ID
  • Provider Name
  • Collection ID
  • Collection Name
  • Total Records Available
  • Percentage of OCLC Number Coverage (0-100%)
    • Percentage of items on which you can set WorldCat holdings and get WorldCat MARC records. If a title does not have an OCLC number when you select it, you will automatically receive a record when an OCLC number is added.
  • Open Access (Yes or No)
  • Customizable (Yes or No)
  • Active / Discontinued (Active or Discontinued)

 Note: See the WorldCat knowledge base data updates for a list of providers and collections added to or updated in the WorldCat knowledge base this month. Changes have been integrated in the Collections available in the WorldCat knowledge base list.

Related lists

Link scheme values See the link schemes supported by the WorldCat knowledge base. See Link scheme values and overrides for instructions. Updated monthly
WorldShare Interlibrary Loan usage summary See collections that libraries have enabled for interlibrary loan. The information might align with your decision to lend. See Collection-level settings in knowledge base collections, ILL allowed & Instructions for help to configure the setting in your collections. Updated monthly
Knowledge base providers with direct article linking See providers that have some collections for which OCLC uses vendor accession numbers for direct article linking in WorldCat Discovery. For more information, see How clustered results are displayed. Updated as installed
List of collections for which cooperative management changes are retained Find information about Cooperative management of WorldCat knowledge base collections including how to Update title information for existing collections. Updated monthly

Content available through WorldCat Discovery