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FirstSearch overview: Searching WorldCat in FirstSearch

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This course provides coverage of various search capabilities within FirstSearch, including demonstrations on how to use indexes, limiters, and other techniques to obtain optimal search results.

A brief look at FirstSearch

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This two-minute video provides an overview of OCLC FirstSearch service.


Configure deep links to your library catalog in the WorldCat services administrative module

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This six-minute video shows how to register the links to your library catalog to display in FirstSearch results.

Configuring Patron-Initiated Request for FirstSearch

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This eight-minute video shows how to configure patron-initiated ILL requesting for FirstSearch to allow your patrons to search and identify items, then initiate requests for those materials without the assistance of your library staff.