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Name and Location

Learn how to enter or revise your institution's WorldCat registry information in OCLC Service Configuration.

Use this screen to enter or revise your institution’s information, such as physical and postal street addresses, Web sites and telephone numbers.

When you are finished, click Save Changes to save and continue, or Reset to start over.

Institution Name

Use this section to add or change general information about your institution, and choose whether or not to make your information public. For more information, see Institution Name fields.

 Note: Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).

Addresses

You can enter up to four addresses:

  • Main address
  • Business address
  • Shipping address
  • Other address

For more information, see Address field.

Add an address

  1. Click Add Address. The Add New Address screen will appear.
     Note: You may also add a new address by using the Copy function. See Copy an address, below.
  2. Complete the fields on the screen. If accepted, a confirmation message will appear. If not, an error message will appear.
    • Select an address type from the drop-down list.
    • Type information in the fields provided and select locations from the drop-down lists. 
       Note: After selecting a State or Province, the Country is automatically selected.
    • Entering latitude and longitude will enable advanced features like a Map and auto-detection of your time zone. For further information, see: Map and Open Hours.
  3. Click OK to save or Cancel to start over. The address appears under Addresses.

Edit an address

  1. Click the check box next to the address.
  2. Click Edit Selected. The Edit Address screen will appear.
  3. Edit any desired fields.
  4. Click OK to save or Cancel to start over. The changes are made to the address.

Copy an address

  1. Click the check box next to the address.
  2. Click Copy Selected. The Add New Address screen will appear.
  3. Edit any desired fields.
  4. Click OK to save or Cancel to start over. The address appears under Addresses.

Delete an address

  1. Click the check box next to the address.
  2. Click Delete Selected.

Email Addresses

You can enter as many email addresses as you need.

Add an email address

  1. Click Add Email. The Add New Email screen will appear.
  2. Type an email address in the field provided.
  3. Click OK to save or Cancel to start over. The email address appears under Email Addresses.

Edit an email address

  1. Click the check box next to the email address.
  2. Click Edit Selected. The Edit Email screen will appear.
  3. Edit the email address.
  4. Click OK to save or Cancel to start over. The changes are made to the email address.

Delete an email address

  1. Click the check box next to the email address.
  2. Click Delete Selected. The email address is removed.

Phone/Web

Provide information about your telephone numbers and Web access. Click the check box if you have Wifi Access. For more information see Phone/Web fields.

Name and Location fields

Institution Name fields

 Note: Required fields are marked with an asterisk (*).

  • Institution Name: Name describing your institution. Include identifying information, such as consortium or branch name.
    • Examples: Seattle Public Library; BANK OF CHINA, LAW AFFAIRS DEPT
  • Also Called: Alias name, common name, abbreviation, or English version of a non-English name, if applicable.
    • Example: Detroit Area Library Network Also Called: DALNET
  • Institution Type: Select your institution type from the drop-down list.
  • Privacy Preferences: Choose Make information public to make your institution’s profile public, or Make information private to only have your institution’s name and address publicly available.

Address fields

  • Type: You can enter up to four addresses:
    • Main address
    • Business address
    • Shipping address
    • Other address
  • Street Address 1: Institution’s physical address.
  • Street Address 2: Other address information, such as P.O. Box, Suite, etc.
  • City: City of institution’s physical location.
  • State or Province: Select your state or province from the drop-down list, if applicable. Drop-down values are available for the United States, Canada and Australia. ISO standard names, see: http://www.iso.org/iso/home/standards/country_codes.htm
  • Postal Code: Postal or zip code of institution’s physical location.
  • Country: Select your country from the drop-down list. ISO standard names, see: http://www.iso.org/iso/home/standards/country_codes.htm
  • Latitude: Your institution’s latitude. It is a set of data derived from an institution’s business or mailing address.
    • Example: 40.017075,-83.066376
  • Longitude: Your institution’s longitude. It is a set of data derived from an institution’s business or mailing address.
    • Example: 40.017075,-83.066376

Phone/Web fields

  • Phone: Preferred format as it is displayed in your country.
    • Examples:
      +1 (614) 764 6000 (US and Canada)
      + 33 4 55 33 66 77 (France)
      + 31 71 500 2500 (Netherlands)
  • Fax: Preferred format as it is displayed in your country.
    • Examples:
      +1 (614) 764 6000 (US and Canada)
      + 33 4 55 33 66 77 (France)
      + 31 71 500 2500 (Netherlands)
  • Home Page: Institution or library’s main Web site address.
  • Information Page: Address of the institution’s Web page which lists locations, department, hours, and contact information.
  • Library Card Form Page: Address of the institution’s Web page to sign up for a library card.
  • Wifi Access: Check the check box if Wifi Access is available.

 

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