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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

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Linked Data Topics:
Reference work
Related Databases:
Choice Reviews
Google Scholar
Birds of North America Online
Books in Print

Total interactions: 21770

Rank: 14 out of 245 databases

Rating: 5 out of 5 (based on 21770 out of 1649608 total interactions with all of our databases)

Last updated: 2018-02-22 17:06:33