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Nashville Public Library is in Worldcat

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Nashville Public Library is in Worldcat

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

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