WorldCat is a global network of library –management and user-facing services built upon cooperatively-maintained databases of bibliographic and institutional metadata. There are 60,000 member libraries represented 112 countries worldwide, which includes the holdings of 1,256,923,49 records in more than 470 languages. This paper briefs about the Worldcat, its benefits, usefulness and ongoing pricing details for subscribing Worldcat by institutions.
Key words: OCLC, Worldcat, Copy cataloguing.
: B. Ravi