WorldCat Local is the catalog in which you can search for books, articles, videos, and other items in Smith Library Center and many other libraries, all at the same time. Use the tip sheets, tutorials, and other materials on this guide to learn more about how to search WorldCat Local.
Our new library catalog, WorldCat Local has new, useful features:
Should you have questions or need help, don't hesitate to contact us. See the Getting Help box on the right side of this page.
Start from the Information Services homepage to use WorldCat Local.
Create an account by selecting the WORLDCAT sign in and it will take you to this page, for creating a new account.To create a WorldCat account, follow the "Create an account now" link near the bottom of the WorldCat Local sign in page and fill out the relevant information.
A WorldCat account is NOT the same as a library account--you create and manage the account yourself, including the selecting of a username and password. You can use it to:
Smith Library Center staff cannot retrieve a lost password or change anything related to your WorldCat account.
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Included in WorldCat Local are the 172 million records created by libraries globally for the materials they hold, including items in 470+ languages from 112 countries. Also included are 73 million citations to articles from these databases: