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WorldCat Local enhanced for easier electronic materials management and eBook discovery


The latest enhancements for WorldCat Local includes updates to the WorldCat knowledge base and A-Z list functionality.

The latest additions to the popular discovery and delivery service include the following new member-requested features:

The WorldCat knowledge base now includes collection-level URLs, a new linkscheme feature and API/User Interface improvements to make it that much easier to manage your electronic materials.

A-Z functionality now includes a browse feature for e-Books and new Note fields are now avaliable.

Content continues to grow in the WorldCat central index--the entended view of WorldCat that includes 969+ million items, including licensed electronic content from publishers worldwide, open access digital materials from institutional respositories and evaluative items such as reviews, ratings and more. The central index now includes 3 recently-added databases:

  • American National Biography Online from Oxford University Press
  • Royal Society of Chemistry Journals from the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • World Bank eLibrary from the World Bank
Get the latest content additions and suggest ones you'd like to see added to WorldCat Local.

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