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WorldCat Database Gets Detailed Record Redesign

This entry was posted on Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

The WorldCat database has over 60 million listings of many types of material (books, journals, audiovisual, etc.) cataloged by libraries around the world and is updated daily.  Recently, WorldCat has announced a detailed record redesign.  “There’s a brand new detailed record design on the site to help users find location information more quickly. It also puts evaluative content directly into the page layout. The changes were made after months of rigorous usability testing with university students, public library users and general Web searchers. In addition, the redesign will make library results even more visible to major search engines.”

Quoted from WorldCat press release: April 29, 2009