Link: WorldCat Search
Description: Most comprehensive single index to books (and other materials cataloged by libraries)
What's Covered: Books, names of journals & periodicals, videos, audio recordings, archival documents, maps, dissertations/theses (lists cataloged holdings of most U.S. libraries and selected foreign libraries).
Subjects Covered: All disciplines
Access to the full-text: WorldCat provides citations to books and other materials. Use the Find it button to locate a book. (Find It! will identify books available in the University Library and/or help you borrow a book via Interlibrary Loan).
Dates Covered: All time periods.
Help: WorldCat Video Tutorials (database producer)
Alternate Interface: WorldCat via FirstSearch
Number of Records: 200+ million
Titles covered: 100+ million books, 50 million periodicals, 16 million articles, 7.5 million dissertations, 5 million videos, 5 million archival documents, 4.5 million music recordings, 2.5 million musical scores, 2 million maps
Availability: Available freely.
CSU Stanislaus WorldCat URL: http://libpurl.csustan.edu/s/purl.php?559
Alternate WorldCat FirstSearch URL: http://libpurl.csustan.edu/s/purl.php?1948