WorldCat searches for books, DVDs, CDs, and individual journal articles in libraries all across the U.S. and the world. Users may easily locate the copy of an item in a library near them which may allow you to use or checkout the item. You may also request a book or journal articles via interlibrary loan using WorldCat Discovery. In addition, users may create resource lists and sample citations.
This guide contains information on how to search WorldCat Discovery, request books and journal articles through interlibrary loan, and create an account to create resource lists and citations.
Search allows users to enter one or more search terms in the text box and limit searches to a specific item type. Search performs a basic keyword search. Keep in mind search results can be quite large as you are searching books, media, and articles.