Connect users to Iowa academic library resources in a remote world with your FirstSearch®/WorldCat® Discovery subscription

Today it’s more important than ever to give our users convenient access to library resources – especially from outside physical library buildings.

View this recording to review the benefits of your current FirstSearch/WorldCat Discovery subscription that:

  • Enables your students, faculty and staff to search WorldCat through FirstSearch and WorldCat Discovery to find resources on nearly any topic in the collections of Iowa libraries and thousands of other libraries across the country and around the world
  • Gives your library visibility on, to people who begin their searches on search engines and popular non-library websites such as Google Books, Google Scholar, and Wikipedia
  • Expands the reach of your collections with access to a rapidly growing collection of open content from leading providers.
  • Connects searchers to online library resources in addition to physical materials that may be more difficult to access during the current pandemic.