Navigation is quite easy but no material can be retrieved for immediate researches and data collection. Users can browse its pages, but the catalogue is fully searchable with advanced features only by members of paying affiliated libraries.


WorldCat mainpages are only browsable while for member libraries and their users only, this unique catalogue is searchable with refined advanced features


Members can download documents in various formats provided with a rich metainfo design

Navigational Aids

FAQ are provided for WorldCat as well as a general sitemap for the whole OCLC website. Contacts with the OCLC staff and customizing tools are also available

User Friendliness

WorlCat service pages, as well as the whole OCLC website, are quite dense with information but nevertheless navigation is easy and effective, due also to a professional design