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  • 1. A Doherty Library Information Literacy Tutorial reference@stthom.edu 713-525-2188
  • 2. Goals After viewing this tutorial, you will be able to: 1. Search library catalogs worldwide using WorldCat 2. Borrow books from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan 3. Borrow books from other libraries using TexShare and Rice Borrowing.
  • 3. 1. WorldCat. Did you know that as a student, you can borrow books from other local libraries, and get books delivered to UST from libraries across the country? The first step is using WorldCat to find out what books other libraries have. Access WorldCat by clicking “Research” on the library homepage. Then, on the Research page, click “Databases”
  • 4. Next, in the Databases By Title list, click “W” or scroll down. Then click “WorldCat”.
  • 5. The WorldCat catalog searches the holdings of thousands of libraries worldwide. You can also access this catalog at www.worldcat.org. Carefully review the options on this search page to make your searches more efficient.
  • 6. Here are results from a WorldCat search. The “Libraries Worldwide” link tells you which libraries own the book. This book is held by the University of St. Thomas.
  • 7. When you click on “Libraries Worldwide,” Texas libraries are listed first. Here, we see that Houston Public Library holds America’s Favorite Poems. You can click on this link to access their catalog.
  • 8. The book’s record in WorldCat provides essential information about the book, such as author, title, publisher and ISBN. Use this information to fill out an Interlibrary Loan request form.
  • 9. Goals After viewing this tutorial, you will be able to: 1. Search library catalogs worldwide using WorldCat 2. Borrow books from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan 3. Borrow books from other libraries using TexShare and Rice Borrowing.
  • 10. On the Library Services page, click on Interlibrary Loan.
  • 11. The Interlibrary Loan page offers instructions and links to online forms for requesting books and articles.
  • 12. To request a book, fill out this form using your information (including the barcode on the back of your UST ID) and the book information you found on WorldCat.
  • 13. Goals After viewing this tutorial, you will be able to: 1. Search library catalogs worldwide using WorldCat 2. Borrow books from other libraries through Interlibrary Loan 3. Borrow books from other libraries using TexShare and Rice Borrowing.
  • 14. The Interlibrary Loan page also gives information on the TexShare program. A TexShare card lets you visit other libraries and borrow books. Get one free from the Doherty Library circulation desk. In addition, the Rice Borrowing program lets you check out books from Rice University’s Fondren Library.
  • 15. Go to askus.stthom.edu to get answers on using the library.