Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Online Computer Library Center

WorldCat is the world’s most comprehensive database of library materials.
Updated at a rate of nearly one new record every 10 seconds, WorldCat contains more than 85 million bibliographic records and 1 billion holdings contributed by over 9,000 libraries around the world. is a new destination Web site that allows people inside and outside the library environment to discover and use the resources of WorldCat libraries. People can go to this site to search WorldCat or to download the new WorldCat search box.

The Open WorldCat program puts WorldCat records and library holdings in the results lists of major search engines, online bibliographies and Internet booksellers by letting popular Web sites integrate WorldCat data into their services.

See the latest WorldCat record


Bibliothek für Bildungsgeschichtliche Forschung
Location: Berlin, Germany

Taiwan Libraries join OCLC [OCLC]: "The Taiwan OCLC Governing Members Consortium libraries have agreed to catalog all their newly acquired titles using WorldCat, the world's most comprehensive database of items held in libraries around the globe. The WorldCat database is used to catalog materials, find materials for interlibrary loan, and can be used to search for library materials on the open Web via the service."


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