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WorldCat Discovery (WCD): Quick Start

Find journal articles, books, and more

What is WorldCat Discovery?

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SU Libraries provides WorldCat Discovery, which searches for print books and ebooks, music scores, media, journal articles, single journals, and much more.

What is WorldCat Discovery?

A search system that helps you discover items in collections at SU and other libraries worldwide.

What does WorldCat Discovery search?

  • Books, ebooks, articles, media, and more.
  • All items physically located within the library.
  • Content from many of our most popular databases — journal articles, ebooks, and media.
  • Items from other libraries worldwide that you can request through interlibrary loan.

How do I start using WorldCat Discovery?

Searching in WorldCat Discovery

  • Enter your search terms.
  • When you see a list of results, use the options on the left to limit your search by format, author, date, and more.
  • Look at the example of a "music education" search below.

Finding Journals, Databases, Research Guides, and More

Use the Library Links menu in WorldCat Discovery or use the buttons on the SU Library homepage.

WCD library links