OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services Training For Trainers (TOT)
A training on OCLC WorldCat Discovery Services was successfully held on 7th October 2016 at Computer Lab, Perpustakaan UMP Pekan. The training session was conducted by representatives from NM13 Sdn Bhd and attended by library staff and postgraduates student.
The duration for the training is 2 hours, it’s aimed to enhance the trainees understanding about WorldCat Discovery. WorldCat Discovery is a discovery tool that allows user to search for library collection (printed and online) available at the Universiti Malaysia Pahang Library and at Libraries around the world.
The first training session on a topic of introduction to WorldCat Discovery:
i) What is WorldCat
ii) Who should use
The second training session on a topic of database search via WorldCat:
i) How to start searching (step by step)
ii) What to search
iii) Type of searching
- Online resources
- Free resources
iv) Others interface
Now, user can search UMP library and the world’s library collections through Worldcat, the world’s library catalog. Use the search box on the library website or look for the “WorldCat” link to see the millions of available titles.
Pn. Affida Abu Bakar
Serial & Documentation Librarian