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WorldCat Discovery Release Notes, 21 March, 2024


Release Date: March 21, 2024


This release of WorldCat Discovery provides includes the following enhancement: 

  •  Access most recent editions for supported citation styles

Many of these enhancements are the direct result of your feedback.

New features and enhancements

Access most recent editions for supported citation styles

With this release, WorldCat Discovery will integrate with, an open source library. This will ensure users have access to the most recent editions for all existing, supported citation styles.

You will be able to customize your preferred citation styles to display in WorldCat Discovery. To configure this feature, navigate to Service Configuration > WorldCat Discovery > Display Settings > Citation Style:


Users will see their library’s preferred citation styles surface when they access the citation modal in the user interface:


Important links

Product website

More product information can be found here.

Support website(s)

Support information for this product and related products can be found at:

If you have additional questions, please contact OCLC Customer Service by calling 1-800-848-5800 or 1-614-793-8682 Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. ET, or email For support enquiries in the UK and Ireland, please contact the Support Desk by calling +44-(0)114-281 60 42 or e-mailing Support is available between the hours of 09:00 and 17:30 (UK Time).

Include Request ID with problem reports

When reporting an issue with WorldCat Discovery, it is extremely helpful to include the Request ID. The Request ID is found at the bottom of the screen on which the issue occurred. Including this information allows us to directly trace what happened on the request we are troubleshooting.

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