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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.

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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