472,000 libraries in 170 countries 1,4185,7154,05855,8201,7521,0911,800381
5Top 10 Languages: January 2014 Englisheng121,774,353Germanger40,256,804Undeterminedund33,671,029Frenchfre28,301,183Spanishspa14,140,437Japanesejpn9,350,274Chinesechi9,279,665Italianita6,185,971Dutchdut4,895,164No linguistic contentzxx4,610,110
6Non-Latin scripts in WorldCat January 20146 month growth5 year growthArabic907,6620.27%215%Armenian1,790n/aBengali87534.08%25,867%CJK17,681,7158.52%276%Cyrillic842,0867.01%876%Devanagari6,69012.89%2,123%Ethiopic19Greek165,342122.83%9,050%Hebrew1,716,3020.21%253%Tamil55,7853.83%25,244%Thai441,20570.19%161,026%
7VIAF – by the numbers More about VIAF Contributors: 34 Agencies 28 Countries23 National libraries+10 via consortia15 Agencies joined inNow working with ISNI & Wikipedia* National Diet Library, Japan* National Library Board, Singapore (Test)More about VIAFBackground informationVIAF web interfaceInformation about the VIAF APIli.e. Japanese InterfaceVIAF supplies interfaces in various languages based on recognizing the language associated with the user’s browser.
8FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology) What is FAST?A faceted subject heading schema derived from LCSHCollaborative effort among OCLC, the Library of Congress and ALCTS/SAC8 facets:Background on FASTFAST in WorldCatFAST FAQChronologicalCorporate NamesEventsForm/GenreGeographic NamesPersonal NamesTitlesTopicsBenefitsSimple to learn and applyDesigned to facilitate faceted navigationModern in its design (for example, useable in a linked data environment)EnrichmentAutomated addition of FAST headings began in September 2013Applied only to records with English language-of-cataloging that already contain LCSH.040 ǂd contains “OCLCF”Recognizing a FAST heading6XX, 2nd indicator ‘7’ & ǂ2 fast6XX ǂ0 contains the FAST record ID
10What is WorldCat Discovery Services? A single reference and discovery solution to replace FirstSearch and WorldCat LocalAvailable to any library with a FirstSearch subscription in March 2014WorldCat Local/WMS transition begins with a beta in April 2014
11WorldCat Discovery Services Libraries with current holdings in WorldCat + WorldCat knowledge base receive:Local library collections listed first in search resultsLink resolution to full-text resources in e-content subscriptionsBuilt-in A to Z listOption to add:Real-time availability (if you have an interoperable ILS)Group viewsCourse reservesRemote database searchingCustom reporting via Adobe® Reports & AnalyticsCurrent FirstSearch subscribers receive:Single search of all content available through FirstSearch today (including Base Package databases), plus200+ million article-level recordsCentral index that represents more than a billion articles, e-books and other e-content*New user interface that adapts automatically to mobile devicesLibrary-branded URL and custom brandingOption to purchase remote database searching* Access to full text depends on library subscriptions
12Visibility for library collections maintained in WorldCat and direct links to most popular content WorldCat partner trafficJuly 2012-June 201377 million referrals from partner sites8.7 million click-throughs to librariesExamples of the content providers represented in the central index
13CJK content in central index 台灣學術線上 (Taiwan Academic Online) from Wordpedia.com, Co., Ltd. (contains journal articles and books in multiple languages, predominantly Chinese)DBpia from Nurimedia (contains journal articles in multiple languages, predominately Korean )国立国会図書館雑誌記事索引 (Japanese Periodicals Index) from National Diet Library (contains journal article in multiple languages, predominately Japanese and English)Future central index CJK contentAgreement signed: KISS – Korean studies Information Service System from Korean Studies Information (will contain journal articles)
14Integrated fulfillment options Link directly to online full text through the WorldCat knowledge base or a local OpenURL resolverBorrow from another library* Built-in user-initiated interlibrary loanLink directly to your OPAC for availabilityBuy items directly from content providers* For libraries with an interlibrary loan subscription
15Feature your digital collections online with CONTENTdm “quick start” To get started, visit:
17Get Ready for WorldCat Discovery Update your OPAC link and IP address information in the WorldCat RegistryMake sure your library’s WorldCat holdings are up-to-dateRequest access to the WorldCat knowledge base and add local dataIdentify your subscription (licensed) database contentAttend a “Getting Ready for WorldCat Discovery webinarRegister for updates at
19Provides a single integrated set of management services for libraries to improve visibility and efficiency, including services from OCLC, partners and libraries
20OCLC WorldShare Metadata Record Manager Create and replace WorldCat® master records using either the MARC 21 editor or the Text View editor, a simplified, labeled interfaceSet and delete WorldCat holdingsManage local holdings records (LHRs) and local bibliographic data (LBD)Save in-progress bibliographic records for later useSearch and display Library of Congress authority recordsIncorporate auto-suggest FAST subject headings using the Text View editorCurrently available to WMS libraries; will be available to early adopters later in 2014OCLC will work with the CJK Users Group Board to identify ways to engage with the CJK community to gather your inputThere is no end of life date for Connexion
21OCLC WorldShare Metadata Collection Manager WorldShare Metadata Collection Manager automatically delivers and updates WorldCat MARC records and maintains WorldCat holdings for all or subsets of your collection.The service ensures that the bibliographic metadata for all materials and access URLs for e-content are continually updated in your discovery interface.Your users get better access, your staff gains time for other priorities, and you see improved return on the investments you have made in your collections.WorldShare Metadata Collection Manager is the ideal solution for streamlining workflows while managing increased user demand for e-content.
22WorldCat Master Record Registration…WorldShare Metadata Collection Managernew records…updates…deletes…and holdingsknowledge baseholdingsOutput Record 1WorldCat Master RecordBibliographic DataMy call numberMy local subjectAdditional metadata
23Types of collections WorldCat knowledge base standard collections Data feeds from partners to OCLCData harvested from partnersLibrary customized (and shared)Library built (and shared)WorldCat query collectionsBased on any WorldCat index criteriaWorldCat Holdings collectionUpdates for titles held in WorldCat by my library (no new or delete records)
24WorldCat knowledge base standard collections Over 11,000 content collections from nearly 6,000 providersOver 50 publishers and aggregators representing 13M E books including:Books24x7DawsonEraEbook Library (EBL)EBSCOebraryIngram MyiLibraryKnovel LibrarySafari Books OnlineSpringerInforma Taylor & FrancisWiley
25Knowledge basePreviously…5,600 + providersknowledge base
26Knowledge base cooperative data management New – Phase 15,600 + providersknowledge base1. Member libraries approve/deny changes before they are made.
27Knowledge base cooperative data management Phase 25,600 + providersknowledge base2. Members can make changes to existing knowledge base records
28Knowledge base cooperative data management Phase 35,600 + providersknowledge base3. Members can add new recordsand new collections.
34Building output records from many sources Data from the WorldCat master recordLibrary-specific URLs from the WorldCat knowledge baseLocal Holdings Records with bar codes, local call numbers, etc. interleavedLocal subjects, local notes, etc. from local bibliographic dataWorldCat Master RecordBibliographic DataOutput Record 1My call numberMy local subject
35MARC record filesFiles available on OCLC FTP serverLarge data sets separated into files of 100K recordsNew RecordsUpdated RecordsFrequency options (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly)Output options (separate file per collection)DeletedRecords