WorldCat® Discovery Services documentation
Complete list of documentation
|WorldCat Discovery settings and customizations
Resource sharing customizations:
See the WorldShare Interlibrary Loan support pages for more information.
Embed a search box & use parameters
|Linking from search results to your OPAC
Instructions on how to configure Deep OPAC links
Searching in WorldCat Discovery and interface features
FirstSearch & WorldCat Discovery differences
Record display of item bibliographic data
Searching WorldCat indexes: The complete guide
OCLC Service Configuration guide
See which subscription databases you can add to your metasearch content.
- Complete list of databases (.xlsx)
Includes target IDs and remote databases (for WorldCat Local, WorldShare Management Services, and libraries with the option for remote database search)
Alternatively, see pre-filtered lists of the content above:
Complete collections Open access collections Remote databases (remote database access requires the remote database search options) Content that requires authentication to search Searchable full text Centrally-indexed collections to enable in Service Configuration (includes Target IDs for search box creation)
WorldCat knowledge base collections
You have the option to surface full-text links in your Discovery interface to your subscription e-resources. Add collection metadata to your knowledge base via WorldShare Collection Manager, Metadata tab. Find the request form on the Collection Manager support page.
- See the list of collections available in WorldCat knowledge base. Note that you have options to deflect lending requests.
Related support and training
- OCLC WorldShare Interlibrary loan
- WorldShare Collection Manager (WorldCat knowledge base)
- OCLC Link Resolver
- Batchload documentation
- CONTENTdm "quick start"
- WorldCat Application Programming Interface (WorldCat API)
See the complete list of OCLC product and service support site links.