Monday, May 14, 2007


Here is a very fast search site for books and other media that are available from libraries worldwide. It is part of the OCLC system and is located at the url of:

When you input a search term it will quickly come back with numerous items and when you put your zip code in it will show you which libraries nearest you have the item you searched for.

It will benefit you to use the “Learn More” button. Here is a partial blurb from their information catagory.

You can search for popular books, music CDs and videos—all of the physical items you're used to getting from libraries. You can also discover many new kinds of digital content, such as downloadable audiobooks. You may also find article abstracts and their full text; authoritative research materials, such as documents and photos of local or historic significance; and digital versions of rare items that aren't available to the public. Because WorldCat libraries serve diverse communities in dozens of countries, resources are available in many languages.

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