worldcat sassy jane genealogyOCLC and FamilySearch International announce a partnership today. The two organizations have signed an agreement that will enrich WorldCat and FamilySearch services with data from both organizations to provide users with more resources for improved genealogy research.

OCLC is the leading non-profit company providing access services to library collections through WorldCatFamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world.

This partnership means that information on the holdings of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City will show up in WorldCat searches. FamilySearch will use OCLC cataloging services going forward and OCLC will incorporate the information from FamilySearch’s catalog of genealogical materials into WorldCat search results. No need to search FamilySearch separately. Great news!