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A database I see in the Complete list of databases does not appear in the Metasearch database list, where is it?

  • You can't find a database you want to turn on from the Complete list of databases
Applies to
  • WorldCat Discovery 

This is usually because the database cannot be activated as a discrete collection. To check this, bring up the Complete list of databases and find the database you want. What is the setting under "Activate as a discrete collection in OCLC Service Configuration"? If this is set to No, then the content is available through a search of without selecting that database separately. If this is set to Yes, contact OCLC Support with the your library symbol and the database name. 

Additional information

There is more information on the Service Configuration > Metasearch Content > Default Databases and Licensed Content > Configure Databases to search.

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