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Set or reset your password

Follow these instructions to request a new password:

  1. Visit your library's WorldShare URL. Replace yourlibrary with your library's identifier:
  2. On the Sign in screen for your WorldShare interface, click Set/reset password (under Sign In button).
  3. In the new window, enter your User Name.
  4. Click Request new password. Note: Your current password will not work once you have requested a new one.
  5. The email associated with your User Name will receive an email containing a link that lets you reset your password. The link expires in 24 hours.
  6. Click the link in the email message to reset your password.

 Note: If you need assistance setting or resetting your password, contact OCLC Support.

WorldShare password requirements

Your WorldShare password:

  • Is case-sensitive
  • Must contain at least nine characters
  • Must contain at least one non-alphabetic character
     Note: Semicolons (;), colons (:), apostrophes ('), and periods (.) are not allowed.



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