News & Events
OCLC and LexisNexis are working together to make the LexisNexis Academic database available to mutual subscribers through OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services.
WorldCat Discovery users see three user-requested improvements in March: it’s now easier to print search results, see additional editions or formats and get more descripti...
February changes to WorldCat Discovery Services help users more easily distinguish between print and electronic books and identify electronic resources available through t...
WorldCat Discovery Services continue to expand to include features previously available only to WorldCat Local subscribers. Users can now see a Google Preview for thousand...
As of October 31, 2014, WorldCat Discovery Services now supports libraries’ use of Google Analytics to track usage and monitor statistics for the service. Availability inf...
OCLC is introducing beta availability of the new WorldCat Discovery API, which provides access for libraries to search and find resources in both WorldCat and a central index of article and e-book metadata that represent the wide range of resources l...
A new feature in WorldCat Discovery Services added in late September 2014 enables library staff to embed a virtual reference chat widget within the discovery experience. M...
WorldCat Discovery now displays local bibliographic data, enables more control for full text links and more
New features in WorldCat Discovery Services provide updated displays to save time for the user and provide more meaningful results. Features added in September 2014 includ...
WorldCat Discovery now supports staff ILL requests, adds customizable patron ILL request form, remote database option and more
New features in WorldCat Discovery Services provide integrated workflows for interlibrary loan staff using the full-featured search capabilities of WorldCat Discovery. In ...
WorldCat Discovery adds staff-specific features, search box customization, RefWorks export, availability and group views options
New features in WorldCat Discovery Services support the unique needs of library staff members who are using the discovery interface, search box customizations, export to R...
New features in WorldCat Discovery Services provide additional support for searchers who are looking for full text materials, citation assistance and the Thai interface la...
14 April 2015
Access to OCLC FirstSearch will end in December 2015.
WorldCat Discovery training
OCLC is pleased to offer a variety of WorldCat Discovery Services training. As part of our commitment to controlling costs and providing value for our members, this training is offered at no cost to users of the service.
Training options include:
- Instructor-led courses
- Recorded training courses (coming soon)
- WorldCat Discovery Services office hours
Watch this space for WorldCat Discovery Services events.