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Configure WorldCat Discovery features

WorldCat Discovery Services provides a suite of cloud-based applications that brings the FirstSearch and WorldCat Local services together.

WorldCat Discovery configuration is managed in OCLC Service Configuration.

  • Configuration for WorldCat Local libraries moving to WorldCat Discovery
    If you are using WorldShare Management Services or WorldCat Local and want to move to WorldCat Discovery, check these settings in Service Configuration to help make your transition seamless.
  • Configure content and staff features
    Follow these instructions to customize content and staff features in WorldCat Discovery. These instructions provide the initial setting selections. Determine whether or not your library needs to modify the initial selections.
  • Configure patron facing features
    Follow these instructions to customize patron facing features in WorldCat Discovery. Determine whether or not your library needs to modify the initial selections.
  • Proxy settings checklist
    Use this checklist to ensure you have configured proxy information for off-campus access to resources in WorldCat Discovery.
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