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Which libraries should enable OCLC databases? Non-OCLC databases?

With WorldCat Discovery, your library has access to the full suite of OCLC databases, including WorldCat. You can enable all or a subset of OCLC databases as search options available in your library’s unique WorldCat Discovery site.

You can also enable non-OCLC databases that you subscribe to. Your patrons will be able to search those databases along with OCLC databases and get a combined set of relevancy-ranked search results.

All libraries should review and enable both OCLC databases and the non-OCLC databases they subscribe to to best meet the needs of library staff and patrons.