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Submit your library’s catalog links for update in OCLC Service Configuration

The new OCLC WorldShare® Interlibrary Loan service lets ILL staff link to library catalogs to confirm availability of items requested through interlibrary loan.

  • Borrowers can link from a staff workform to confirm local availability before initiating a request and can link to potential lender library catalogs to determine availability before including them in the lending string.
  • Lenders can link to their own library catalog from lending requests to quickly determine whether requested items are available for loan.

To make sure your library’s catalog links are working correctly, complete this form with your library’s catalog information according to its functionality. For example a link to your library catalog’s home page or a link to search by ISBN, ISSN or OCLC Number if your library catalog allows it. You may fill in one or more sections on this page. Please submit this form to OCLC staff for updating on your behalf.

Please refer to this list of library systems as you answer the first question below.

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Your information  
Your library’s online catalog information:
Library System used:

Base URL (root URL for homepage of your catalog):

URL for ISBN search in your catalog:

Length of ISBN search:

  Use 10 digits
  Use 13 digits

URL for ISSN search in your catalog:

URL for e-Serial ISSN search in your catalog:

URL for OCLC number search in your catalog:

Does your catalog require insertion of leading zeros before search terms?


Searching OCLC numbers in your catalog:

  Do not add prefix to the OCLC number
  Add ocn/ocm prefix to the OCLC number

If you add a custom prefix to the OCLC number, please enter the prefix here:

Special Code: WorldShareILLOPAClinks
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