Database Training


WorldCat does not appear to have an end-user training site.  However, you can navigate to extensive help.  From the main entry screen, click on the help button as illustrated below.


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Search Tips

TruncatorWildcardExact Phrase
Other Tips

# for a single character
? for 0-9 characters.

"double quotes"

Plurals - add a + sign to the singular form if the plural is formed with either s or es

To search for the plural of words that change form, such as mouse or story, search for both forms and combine them with OR
From the advanced search screen, click on Help for search tips