Can’t find a book/article/journal in WorldCat. How do I find it?

Can’t find a book in WorldCat? Try:

  • Limiting your results to Content Type: Book (and/or eBook)
  • Using WorldCat’s advanced search options “Title”, “Title phrase” or “Author”
  • Use quotations marks to return results on an exact phrase

Can’t find an article in WorldCat? Try:

  • Using quotes around the article title for an “exact phrase” search
  • Some articles may not be available through WorldCat. Look up the journal title in Journal Finder to see if the library has a subscription, and browse by year/issue to find the article.

Can’t find a journal in WorldCat? Try:

  • Look up the journal title in Journal Finder to see if the library has a subscription.

Need more help finding what you need?

  • Contact the librarians at researchhelp@aus.edu or ask a librarian at the Research Help Desk: 06-515-2277

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