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Description WorldCat is an immense database made up of the online catalogs of thousands of academic and public libraries in the US. The web version is available to the general public and is a result of the Open WorldCat project (Open WorldCat is also available via Google and Yahoo).
Full-Text no
Subjects US libraries catalog; reference tools
Author/Provider FirstSearch/OCLC
Coverage 11th century-present; daily updates
Off-Campus Access yes
Simultaneous Users 10 in entire northeast and southeast MA region; use Beta version if this version unavailable
Restrictions Use of this resource is governed by a license agreement which restricts its use to current Salem State faculty, staff, students and to individuals who use the Salem State Library's facilities. It is the responsibility of each user to ensure that he or she uses this product only for individual, noncommercial use without systematically downloading, distributing (including coursepacks), or retaining substantial portions of information. The use of software such as scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in loss of access to this resource for the entire Salem State community.