WORLDCAT Frequently Asked Questions
What is WorldCat?
- WorldCat offers citation information to over 57 million items cataloged by OCLC member libraries.
- WorldCat includes records representing 400 languages
- Cataloged items include:
- websites and internet resources
- computer programs
- films and slides
- journals and magazines
- articles, chapters, papers
- musical scores
- sound recordings
When do I use WorldCat?
Use WorldCat to obtain items not in the Summit catalog.
How do I use WorldCat?
- Please visit http://library.pacificu.edu
- Click on Others
- Click on WorldCat
- Enter your title or author or subject(s)
- Click Search
- Click on specific title
- Before you order via ILLiad, click on Libraries Worldwide that own item
- This is to double check the item is not in the Summit catalog
- If the item is not in the Summit catalog, click on Return
- Click on Send Request to Illiad
- This will open the ILLiad request window
- Enter your PUNetID/password | First-time users of ILLiad
- The citation information will be automatically inputted
- Click Submit
- Close ILLiad window
- Click Exit on WorldCat window