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Worldcat 2

Worldcat 2






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    • What is WorldCat? Background Information
      • It’s the world's largest bibliographic database.
      • Built and maintained by the Online Computer Library Center, otherwise called OCLC.
      • WorldCat maintains a collection of over 50,000 libraries, in over ninety countries.
      • WorldCat was created in 1971 through OCLC’s global cooperative.
      • WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services.
    • WorldCat Home Page How to search WorldCat @ worldcat.org
    • WorldCat Basically means World Catalog
    • What can I find on WorldCat?
      • Article citations with links to full text.
      • Authoritative research material such as:
      • - photographs of local historical significance - digital versions of rare items - resources are available in several languages
      • Popular books, music CDs, Videos.
      • Downloadable audiobooks
    • Special features on WorldCat?
      • Search many library catalogs at once.
      • Links of published reviews and excerpts.
      • Locate resources in a library near you.
      • Link to “Ask a Librarian” & “Find similar items”
      • You can post your reviews and contribute to factual information on an item.
    • Requirements
      • As a Howard student you are allowed to use WorldCat.
      • You will log in with a valid library membership card.
    • How can I borrow from WorldCat?
      • WorldCat allows you to find an item and then locate a library near you that owns it.
      • If you find an item of interest and Howard
      • owns it, use normal procedures to get it.
    • If Howard does not have item, these are the available options for Howard students
      • Join a waiting list
      • Reserve the item
      • Check the item out
      • Have the item shipped to you
      • Have it delivered to you __________
      • To use WorldCat, you must have active
      • Membership with a cooperating library.
    • Search by: title / subject / person
    • Title search
      • Quiet as it’s kept, shame trauma and race in the novels of Toni Morrison.
    • Results Page
    • Discuss the Results Page
      • (Voice over)
      • Talk about the book record
      • Scroll down
      • We notice that Howard owns the book
    • Hands on
      • Have students search:
      • A person
    • More Features
      • Talk about other features on the page __________
      • Get it…search Sterling or buy from Amazon
      • save it…things I own, I recommend, things
      • I checked out.
      • add to it… You could review an item, or add/ edit some public notes.
    • Features cont’d
      • share it... Using a list of social networking interfaces e.g.
      • _________________
      • Favorite, Digg, Facebook, Live, Furl, Ask,
      • Google, RDeddit, Yahoo MyWeb, myAOL,
      • Propeller, Blogmarks, FeedMeLinks,
      • Technorati and others.
    • Features cont’d
      • Talk about the list of libraries near where you live that own the book.
      • Show how the mileage changes from near to far.
      • Explain how it changes from local, national to international.
      • Go to end of the list.
    • Features cont’d
      • Languages - German, Spanish, French Netherlands Japanese
      • Sign in accounts - MyWorldCat, My Lists, Sign In, Register
    • Features cont’d
      • Best page of all…
      • WorldCat Help!!! This page features everything you every thing you would want to know about World Cat but were afraid to ask.
      • (picture of page)
    • Help !!!! Every Question can be answered
    • Hands on Keyword search
      • Adoption and race and America
      • Adoption and race and United States
      • Multiracial adoption and United States
      • Interracial adoption and United States
      • Transracial adoption and United States
      • ______________
      • Look up these key words and compare
    • Hands On Subject Heading searching
      • Interracial adoption - United States - Moral and ethical aspects
      • Open adoption – United States – Case studies
      • Adoption – Law and legislation – United States
      • Adoption – United States
    • Hands on person search
      • Toni Morrison
      • Barack Obama
      • Gwendolyn Brooks
      • Dionne Brand
      • Austin Clarke
      • Jamaica Kincade
    • Advance search
      • On the WorldCat home page
      • click on: Advanced search
    • Advance Search
    • Advance Search page
      • Discuss the Advance search page