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Can member institutions delete local or proxy URLs from the WorldCat record?


It depends. If an institution-specific URL represents the same link as another URL in the record, then you may delete that institution-specific URL or report it to For example, if the institution-specific URL was a Wiley URL but a non-institution-specific Wiley URL already existed in the WorldCat record, then you would delete the institution-specific URL. If an institution-specific URL was unique, then you would convert it to a non-institution-specific URL instead of deleting it. If you are unsure, please report the URL to and staff will decide whether to delete or convert the institution-specific URL.