View a library profile
Discover how to view a library's profile page and what information it contains in WorldCat.org.
You can view a library's profile page from any of the following screens:
Only libraries that have created a profile in the WorldCat Registry are listed in the library search results. If you are a librarian and do not see your library listed, you may create a free WorldCat Registry profile.
Click the library's name to view its profile page.
The library profile page contains the following information.
Note: The fields displayed depend on the library's subscription.
|Library name||The name of the library.|
|Items in WorldCat||The total number of records the library has in WorldCat.|
|Favorite Library||Click the Favorite Library button to add the library to the Favorite Libraries screen in your user profile.
A confirmation dialog appears that the library has been added to your favorite libraries. You can click Manage in the confirmation dialog to open the Favorite Libraries screen in your user profile.
You can add up to five favorite libraries to your user profile.Note:
|Distance||The library's distance from your current location.|
|Address||The main address for the library.|
|Directions||Click Get Directions to open directions to the library from your current location in Google Maps. Google Maps opens in a new tab.|
|Library's catalog||Click Go to Library's Catalog to open the library's catalog in a new tab.|
|Phone number||The phone number for the library.|
|Report||If the information listed for the library is incorrect, authorized representatives of the library may update in the WorldCat Registry.|
|Library Locations||The branches/affiliates associated with the library. The following information is provided for each location:
If holdings are set up at the branch level, a View Library Page link will be present. Click View Library Page to view the website for that location.
|New at the library||A display of new books and journals added to the library's collection. By default, 25 new titles are displayed per page.
Each tab in the New at the library section looks at the date the library's OCLC symbol was added to the WorldCat record and then displays:
From the New at the library section, you can view: