Google Scholar = Worldcat?

help people around the world find works of their interest in local libraries.”

What’s lurking behind? Google describes its support for libraries here. There are two components:

  • Library links: “On-campus users at participating schools will see additional links in Google Scholar search results which facilitate access to their library’s resources.”
  • Library search: “All users of Google Scholar will see a ‘Library Search’ link for book results. Clicking on this link will direct them to the WorldCat system which will allow them to find a list of nearby libraries that have the desired book.”

About Tom Elliott

Associate Director for Digital Programs and Senior Research Scholar, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University
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