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Set or reset your password

Learn how to set or reset your WorldShare password.

Request a new password    


  • Your current password will not work once you have requested a new one.
  • If you need assistance setting or resetting your password, contact OCLC Support.


  1. Visit your library's WorldShare URL. Replace yourlibrary with your library's identifier:
  2. On the Sign in screen for your WorldShare interface, click SET / RESET PASSWORD.
  3. In the new window, enter your User Name.
  4. Click REQUEST NEW PASSWORD. The email associated with your User Name will receive an email containing a link that lets you reset your password. The link expires in 24 hours. Please check the spam folder if you do not see the email.
  5. Click the link in the email message to reset your password.

WorldShare password requirements

Your WorldShare password:

  • Is case-sensitive
  • Must contain at least nine characters
  • Must contain at least one non-alphabetic character
     Note: Semicolons (;), colons (:), apostrophes ('), and periods (.) are not allowed.