WorldCat User Guide

WorldCat contains entries for more than 60 million books and materials located in libraries worldwide. Each entry indicates which libraries own that item. A major feature is the OCLC ILL Direct Request service, which allows UWM-affiliated users to request books from other libraries directly online, while searching the WorldCat database. To search only within the holdings of Wisconsin libraries, click on the "Databases" button, and select .

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Requesting materials directly via Interlibrary Loan

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