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Why aren't my library's holdings displaying in WorldCat.org?

Applies to
  • WorldCat.org
Answer

There are a few different possibilities:

  1. In order for holdings to display accurately in WorldCat.org, a library must have both a FirstSearch/WorldCat Discovery subscription and a Cataloging subscription with OCLC. 
  2. Due to the format/edition grouping feature, an item's detail page will not necessarily show the edition on which your library has a holding.  To show holdings for all editions of the same resource, toggle the link at the top right of the list that will read either "just this edition" or "any edition."
  3. If neither of these are true for your library or your library has questions, please contact OCLC Support.
Additional information

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