The WorldCat registry is a Web-based directory of library profiles with information about the library itself, including location, hours and services provided. This authoritative service allows any institution to:
- Create and maintain comprehensive institutional information in a secure, Web-accessible location
- Enhance the visibility of institutional services and content through Web services such as WorldCat.org
The registry provides a secure Web platform where all parties can quickly access the most up-to-date information. You avoid having to maintain duplicate information.
When your institution participates in the WorldCat registry, you also realize another key benefit: your services get greater visibility online via WorldCat.org and in Web-enabled applications like mobile phones. This means that more people will discover, link to, and use your content.