Category Archives: Worldcat

Improved WorldCat Interface Makes ILL Easier

Did you know that you can access materials way beyond what you find at GFU & Summit libraries in Primo? A significantly cleaner and more user-friendly interface is now available for WorldCat, the massive library search system with records from thousands of … Continue reading

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Questia Linking to WorldCat

There is going to be a Questia Read tab in Worldcat.org that will allow users to access extensive previews to over 67,000 ebooks.  Read more at OCLC eNews.

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Identities

OCLC (Online Computer Library Center), as you may know, is the organization that partners with member libraries to produce and maintain WorldCat.  They have a project called WorldCat Identities and its goal is to “create a summary page for every … Continue reading

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WorldCat mobile pilot

The WorldCat mobile pilot has been launched and is compatible with the following phones and mobile operating systems: Windows Mobile 5.0 Blackberry Palm OS 5.4 or later iPhone Nokia MIDP 2.0, CLDC 1.1 Java Unlike the iPhone compatible WorldCat Website, … Continue reading

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EMRO on Worldcat

Worldcat has added reviews by Educational Media Reviews Online (EMRO) to their DVD records. Not all DVD’s will have EMRO reviews but when you find a record, click the tab for “Reviews” and if their is an EMRO review it … Continue reading

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WorldCat & Google Books

When you use WorldCat you can view the full-text or available text of any book that has been digitized by Google Books.  Read more about it here and the next time you search for a book in WorldCat look for … Continue reading

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