WorldCat® Discovery Services documentation

Start here

The Getting started with WorldCat Discovery page includes everything you need to know about your URL and your administrative and staff accounts and will lead you to documentation and tutorials to configure your settings and introduce you to searching in the WorldCat Discovery interface.


Complete list of documentation

Below are individual links to documentation. These resources are consolidated as a workflow for you on the Getting started with WorldCat Discovery page as described in the section above.

Configuration settings

Interface features and searching

  • Item bibliographic data
    See a table that describes the fields of item bibliographic data shown for items in the WorldCat Discovery interface.

Collections and content

  • View the list of databases for WorldCat Discovery libraries. It can help you add your subscription databases to your metasearch content.
  • Collections in the WorldCat knowledge base
    Visit the Collection Manager support page for release notes and monthly knowledge base updates to find a spreadsheet of all of the available collections

Settings for options

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