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  • Nashville Public Library is now on WorldCat Local What is WorldCat? It's a way for you to locate a book, video or other item of interest and discover which libraries near you own the item.
  • Nashville Public Library is now on WorldCat Local What is WorldCat?
  • See full bibliographic data for the work from the world’s most powerful catalog
  • Read reviews from Worldcat users, weRead.com, and Amazon.
  • Under get this Item: Enter your location using zip code or “city state.”
  • Under get this Item: Enter your location using zip code or “city state.”
  • From the Web: Click on the worldcat item page to see details about. Find item in a participating bibliographic web site like librarything. Use “Find In A Library” link.
  • Nashville Public Library is now on WorldCat Local What is WorldCat?
  • How do I access WorldCat site? Two ways: from Nashville Public Library WorldCat Local “Quick Start” page: http://npl.worldcat.org/ Where you can search the library catalog or the catalog along with all the OCLC libraries.
  • Place requests & Interlibrary Loan orders
  • Nashville Public Library is now on WorldCat Local What is WorldCat?
  • Nashville Public Library is now on WorldCat Local What is WorldCat?
  • Create a user profile
  • Share reading lists, ratings, and reviews
  • Review and tag books
  • Nashville Public Library is now on WorldCat Local What is WorldCat?

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  • 1. Nashville Public Library is in WorldCat
  • 2. Nashville Public Library is in WorldCat What is WorldCat?
  • 3. WorldCat is a global library catalog. Search NPL’s collection as well as libraries around the world.
  • 4. “ What’s the point? Can’t I just search the online catalog from the library web site?”
  • 5. Yes, you can search the online catalog from the library website. But WorldCat let’s you find the library in lots of places on the web.
  • 6. We’ll do a search for Team of Rivals . team of rivals
  • 7. Here’s our title. Click to see the record.
  • 8.  
  • 9. WorldCat gives you Title, Author, Publisher, Summmary…
  • 10. … ISBN, Format, Physical description, Table of Contents, Characters…
  • 11. … and Reader Reviews from Amazon and weRead.
  • 12. If you’re looking for a copy of this book at your local library…
  • 13. 37219 … type in your location to see what libraries near you own it.
  • 14. Team of Rivals is owned by the Nashville Public Library.
  • 15. Why is this a big deal?
  • 16. What if you use Google to find a book instead of the library catalog? WorldCat puts the library’s collection in Google search results.
  • 17. Do a Google search for: Team of rivals find in a library Team of rivals find in a library
  • 18. Follow book link to WorldCat…
  • 19. … and you’ll see that same library locator. Type your zip code and find a library nearby with the book! All from a Google search.
  • 20. Nashville Public Library is in WorldCat Where else can you find WorldCat?
  • 21. npl.worldcat.org Visit Nashville Public Library at npl.worldcat.org to search NPL’s holdings.
  • 22. Place Holds or Interlibrary Loan requests
  • 23. Look for WorldCat in Wikipedia. Here the link is called OCLC but it goes to WorldCat.
  • 24. Look for Worldcat in LibraryThing.
  • 25. Nashville Public Library is in WorldCat Nashville Public Library is in WorldCat, so people can find our collection all over the web.
  • 26. Nashville Public Library is in WorldCat What can you do in WorldCat?
  • 27. Create your own profile
  • 28. Share Lists, Bibliographies, and Personal Collections…
  • 29. … Reviews, Ratings, and Tags.
  • 30. Nashville Public Library is in WorldCat Visit npl.worldcat.org or www.worldcat.org today!