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Success stories

Learn more about how libraries have used WorldCat to make their collections more widely available on the Web in these brief case studies. Then, read praise for WorldCat.org from end-users, genealogists and librarians.

Member Story: Increase your library’s visibility on the Web

It’s a win-win situation for libraries that link into WorldCat.org

Member Story: Cuyahoga County Public Library

Opening a world of search possibilities in a Web workspace

Quotes

“The most wonderful thing about WorldCat.org is that it takes the power of our collective catalogs and combines them with an interface our users can understand.”

Lee-Anne Flandreau, Information Services Librarian
Fort Vancouver Regional Library District, Vancouver, WA

“...we got rid of all those search boxes and decided to let our students start their searches with WorldCat.org, because it offered them the broadest search possible.”

Harriette Hemmasi, Joukowsky Family University Librarian
Brown University in Providence, RI

“We have a very rich collection in our libraries, and we're pleased that people are finding us through WorldCat.org.”

Isabel Stirling, Associate University Librarian & Director of Public Services
University of California at Berkeley