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WorldCat general information: WorldCat


Database Description and Information

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.

Alternate Interface: WorldCat via FirstSearch