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What is it? WorldCat is the OCLC Online Union Catalog, containing more than 40 million records describing items held by hundreds of libraries around the country and some international libraries. Each record contains library holdings. New records are added daily. WorldCat is produced by the OCLC Online Computer Library Center and describes these types of items:

  • books*
  • computer data files
  • computer programs
  • films and slides
  • journals*
  • magazines*
  • manuscripts
  • maps
  • musical scores
  • newpapers*
  • sound recordings
  • videotapes

*Does not include individual articles, stories in journals, magazines, newspapers, or book chapters. Updated daily.

Why use it? In-print and out-of-print books available for interlibrary loan.

Coverage: 1200-Present

Access: Available on networked computers on the MSU campus in Bozeman and via the proxy server. Unlimited users. A mobile version of WorldCat is available.

Vendor: OCLC

Subjects: Books & Book Reviews Core, English, Film & Photography, History, Music, Philosophy, Reference, Religious Studies, Women’s & Gender Studies

Linked Data Topics:
Reference work
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Total interactions: 16699

Rank: 10 out of 239 (based on 16699 out of 1221259 total interactions with all of our databases)

Last updated: 2015-10-08 22:43:22 by Greg Notess