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Using Worldcat: Worldcat Tutorials

OCLC Tutorials

The following tutorials were created by OCLC, the creators of Worldcat.

Shows how to do a basic keyword search and how to refine the search results. Covers the ranking of search results, the relevancy sort order and more. Flash-based. Run time: 8 minutes

Shows how to use the Advanced Search screen. Includes command line searching, Boolean operators, wildcards, truncation and more. Flash-based. Run time: 15 minutes

Shows how to determine whether or not an item is available and how to obtain the item you want. Includes requesting online articles, serials and electronic resources. Flash-based. Run time: 8 minutes