Find out how to access and use the Browse WorldCat window in Connexion client.
Purpose of the Browse WorldCat window
- Browse WorldCat (scan indexes)
You can also enter a browse term in the Command Line search of the Search WorldCat window (precede the browse term with the Scan command (sca).
Access the Browse WorldCat window
- Navigate to Cataloging > Browse > WorldCat, click , or press <Ctrl><F2>.
- If you are logged on to OCLC Connexion, the Browse WorldCat window opens immediately.
- If you are not already logged on, the Logon OCLC Connexion window opens. As soon as you complete the logon and close the Welcome window, the Browse WorldCat window opens automatically.
- Enter a browse term and select an index.
- Click OK.
See more about how to browse WorldCat.
Browse WorldCat window: Features and buttons
|Feature||How to use|
|Browse for field||Enter the exact term (word or phrase) you want. See more about word, phrase, and whole phrase indexes.
Begin a phrase with the first word of the field or subfield.
Omit initial articles in a title phrase.
Do not enter the Scan command (sca).
Default: Blank (or shows your last browse term and a drop-down list of up to ten previous browse terms)
|Index list||Select an index.
Default: Title Whole Phrase (tiw=) or last index used
|Button name||Click the button to...|
|Switch between a condensed list of the ten most used browse indexes or a comprehensive list of over 90 indexes.|
||Open the Customize Short List of Indexes window to customize the short index list by adding, removing, or changing position of indexes in the list.|
|Enter Diacritics||Open the Enter Diacritics and Special Characters window to enter a diacritic or character in a search term.|
|OK||Browse for the title ( or press <Enter>).|
|Cancel||Cancel the title browse and close the window.|