November 2013 data update now available for the WorldCat knowledge base

New providers and collections are continuously added to the WorldCat knowledge base, and there are now 14.25 million records.  Highlights for November include the addition of new collections from eBooks on EBSCOhost, InfoBase Learning, Ovid, and SpringerLink, and the discontinuation of The History Cooperative as a provider and sixty-four SpringerLink collections.  The full details for this month’s update are now available in the release notes. 

  • To view all knowledge base updates for November, please go to the WorldCat knowledge base support site
  • To view knowledge base statistics and a complete list of collections available in the WorldCat knowledge base, please go to the WorldCat knowledge base collections page.

Note: The list of knowledge base resources indicates which collections are open access, which are customizable… and the percentage of items in each collection that contain an OCLC number. Items with OCLC numbers can have holdings set in WorldCat and/or can have MARC records output.

If you have questions about the WorldCat knowledge base, please contact OCLC Customer Support (U.S.) at, or 800-848-5800, or +1-614-793-8682, or vist the OCLC Support contact information page for OCLC Support in your region.