WorldCat® Discovery Services

OCLC is pleased to offer a variety of WorldCat® Discovery Services training.  As part of our commitment to controlling costs and providing value for our members, this training is offered at no cost to users of the service.

Learning Paths

Learning paths provide direction for step-by-step, self-paced learning. To view the learning path that best fits your libraries migration situation, click the name of the service(s) you are currently using:

WorldCat® Discovery Services office hours

These ongoing web sessions are designed to help you take action on the information you've learned through the video instruction.  Sign on to this session, and our friendly OCLC staff will help answer any questions you might have specific to WorldCat® Discovery Services.

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Recent events

11 August 2016

Ask the Experts - Extending Your Library’s WorldCat Discovery Experience to Remote Users

A panel of experts from OCLC and the WorldCat Discovery community shared tips for managing WorldCat Discovery access to all authorized users regardless of their locations. OCLC implementation managers spoke about WorldCat Discovery and EZproxy configuration. Members Eleta Grimbeek (Sabinet) and Michael Davidson (Plymouth State University) shared practical advice based on their experiences.

09 June 2016

Ask the Experts - Innovation in Search Box Customization for WorldCat Discovery

On June 9th, OCLC hosted our first “Ask the Experts” panel discussion featuring examples of notable WorldCat Discovery search box Implementations. Participants joined OCLC and a panel of experts from the WorldCat Discovery User Community as we took a tour of library sites to see exactly what a bit of ingenuity could accomplish! The stars of this session were library peers who guided us on a tour of their technical handiwork and offered lessons learned for their successful search box implementation.

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