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Promote FirstSearch

Using the materials presented here can expand your patron's awareness of FirstSearch.

Promotional toolkit

These materials help you construct a campaign emphasizing the ease of research using FirstSearch and WorldCat's diverse pool of materials in many formats - books, videos, DVDs, eBooks, magazine articles, and more.

Print materials (Word or PDF formats)

All materials are in color but may be printed in grayscale. You can also order print copies of these materials at no charge by sending an email to Include the product code for each item requested.

Promote WorldCat for genealogical research in your library

All materials are in color but may be printed in grayscale.

  • Full page ad
    PDF format: [English]
  • Quarter page ad
    PDF format: [English]
  • WorldCat geneaology bookmarks
    PDF format: [English]
    Printed copies of bookmarks can be ordered in packs of 25 at no charge. Send an email to and include the job code 215557.
  • Quick reference guide
    PDF format: [English]

Learn more about the benefits of WorldCat for geneaological research. Materials include a search tutorial, answers to common questions, and the story of a woman who supplemented her family history through WorldCat in FirstSearch.

Add your library's logo to FirstSearch

You can add your library's logo to the OCLC FirstSearch service. For more information, see Add your library's logo to FirstSearch.

Add FirstSearch icons to your library's website

You can use OCLC-provided icons as illustrations on screens linking your site to the OCLC FirstSearch service.

Teach FirstSearch

Helping your library's users learn FirstSearch increases their research effectiveness and the visibility of FirstSearch databases in your library. Here are materials for you to use when teaching students and other library patrons how to use FirstSearch.


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