Europe, Middle East and Africa

  • English and WorldCat Local sites now available in Italian


The addition of an Italian language interface joins the other eight that are currently available: Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish. is the world’s largest library catalog, and now helps Italian language speakers find more library materials online on the open Web.

WorldCat Local is a webscale discovery solution for libraries and library groups that delivers single-search-box access to more than 1.056 billion items from your library and the world's library collections. It connects people to all your library's materials—electronic, digital and physical—as well as to built-in delivery services to get them what they need.

There are more than 5.7 million records for Italian language materials in WorldCat, with many more additional Italian language items available for WorldCat Local subscribers through the WorldCat central index.

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