WorldCat gives you access to over 300 million items in database and over 2 billion library holdings from 73,000 libraries world-wide.


Type of data: physical holdings in participating libraries

  • Books
  • Electronic resources: eBooks, audio books, DVDs, CDs, videos, music



  • Search and retrieve bibliographic data
  • Search by: ISBN, keyword, author, term [similar to a google search]


ComWriter treatment

  • Bibliographic data sourced from WorldCat will be recorded as Source = Hardcopy
  • Data errors can occur because WorldCat does not verify data submitted by participating libraries
  • WARNING: Check all data imported from WorldCat for accuracy before relying on it 

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