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WorldCat Discovery training

OCLC offers live and recorded instructor-led training sessions on WorldCat Discovery.

Browse a list of upcoming instructor-led training sessions from the Live classes page, or find all live and recorded training options on the course pages in this guide.

Training questions? Please visit OCLC Training FAQ.


For WorldCat Discovery training in French, please see Formation en Français.

Get started with WorldCat Discovery

Watch a video

This six-minute video presents a brief introduction to WorldCat Discovery.

Search fundamentals in WorldCat Discovery

Register for live, online training
View a recorded session

This 60-minute course provides instruction of various search
techniques that can be used in WorldCat Discovery.

Search strategies

Watch a series of videos  

This series of videos demonstrates how to perform searches
and refine search results, how to select databases to search and
how to use the advanced search features in WorldCat Discovery.

WorldCat Discovery interface features

Register for live, online training
View a recorded session

This 60-minute course provides instruction on how to use
prominent interface features in WorldCat Discovery.

Interface features

Watch a series of videos  

This series demonstrates how to perform searches and interpret
search results, how to select databases to search and how to use
the advanced search features in WorldCat Discovery.

Configure content and staff features for WorldCat Discovery

Register for live, online training
View a recorded session

This 60-minute course demonstrates how to set up the WorldCat Registry, IP addresses, user interface options, e-content and databases to use in WorldCat Discovery.

Configure patron-facing features for WorldCat Discovery

Register for live, online training
View a recorded session

This 60-minute course demonstrates how to personalize WorldCat Discovery interface through the addition of customized search settings, relevancy and scope settings, links to licensed content, open access and patron ILL forms.

Configure WorldCat Discovery features

Watch a series of videos  

This series demonstrates how to customize content, staff and patron-facing features for WorldCat Discovery.

Course reserves in WorldCat Discovery

Register for live, online training
View a recorded session

This 90-minute course presents information so library staff can create reserve lists that include items from the library’s collection and temporary items from faculty or other sources.

See also: Set up and use course reserves in WorldCat Discovery

 

 

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