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How to access the OAIster database

WorldCat.org

A freely-accessible site for searching only OAIster records is available at http://oaister.worldcat.org/. you are able to search only OAIster and its millions of metadata records.

Learn more about the OAIster database, including indexes and examples.

OAIster records are fully accessible through WorldCat.org, and will be included in WorldCat.org search results along with records from thousands of libraries worldwide. They will also continue to be available on the OCLC FirstSearch service to Base Package subscribers, providing another valuable access point for this rich database and a complement to other FirstSearch databases. Additionally, the OAIster records are included in search results for those libraries with WorldCat Local and WorldCat Local "quick start."

FirstSearch

OAIster records are available on the OCLC FirstSearch service to Base Package subscribers, providing another valuable access point for this rich database and a complement to other FirstSearch databases.

Learn more about the OAIster database, including index labels and examples.

If you have questions about searching via FirstSearch, more information is available on the FirstSearch support page.

Metadata contributors

If you are interested in becoming an OAIster metadata contributor, information about how to contribute is available under "How to contribute". If you have specific questions about contributing, please contact us.

For more information, please contact OCLC.

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