JUL 12

Ask the Experts - Helping Users Discover Print AND Electronic Resources Using the WorldCat Knowledge Base

Participants heard first hand from librarians who shared how WorldCat Discovery and the WorldCat Knowledge Base are delivering greater visibility and discoverability to electronic and print holdings at their libraries.

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Do you need to increase visibility to your print and electronic holdings? Would you like to make it easier for users to find the valuable resources in your collections?

Using the WorldCat knowledge base with WorldCat Discovery, you can increase visibility of your print and electronic resources and simplify their discovery with a single search.

WorldCat Discovery incorporates use of the WorldCat knowledge base to facilitate access to holdings and coverage information about both print and electronic content collections located at your library. The WorldCat knowledge base, which is available to those maintaining an OCLC cataloging subscription, is an excellent tool for improving resource use and efficiency through maximized discoverability of all your print and electronic titles and informed ILL decisions.

  • Discussed the merits of surfacing both print and electronic resources through WorldCat Discovery using the WorldCat knowledge base
  • Heard first-hand how WorldCat Discovery and the WorldCat knowledge base have helped member libraries bring higher visibility and greater discoverability to their library’s electronic and print holdings
  • Learned proven methods and how-to tricks from OCLC staff and community members who know, first hand, how to harness the power of the WorldCat knowledge base to enhance library resource value

View the WebEx recording (62 minutes)


12 July 2016


11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]