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Jones Library Update: Worldcat Discovery: Home

Voyager, our previous catalog system, is being replaced with WorldCat Discovery!

Try it out!

What is WorldCat Discovery?

Researching at the Jones Library will have a new look and feel starting July 1st!

The library's catalog is moving to WorldCat Discovery! Millions of items await you with one single search. 

When you use this Google-like interface you are searching:

  • The Jones Library Holdings across all locations
  • All WorldCat Libraries Holdings Worldwide
  • Selected Databases
  • eBooks
  • Other online resources

From this one library system you will be able to:

  • Search and find materials (books, eBooks, articles and open access items)
  • request materials from other locations
  • request materials through Inter-library loan
  • manage your library account
    • save searches
    • renew items online, both Jones library materials and ILLs
    • place holds on items
    • make personal research lists

Basic Search Tips for WorldCat Discovery

When you Search WorldCat Discovery you are Searching:
  • Items owned by The Jones Library, and All Location Libraries of Lancaster Bible College
  • Items owned by Libraries WorldWide
  • Selection of Article Databases (including the A-Z List)
  • Selected eBook Collections

As a Default Setting: WorldCat Discovery will first display items owned World Wide.

To Search by Topic or Keyword:
  • Enter the search terms into the box
  • multiple words can be entered
Search the exact title or phrase:
  • when using the single search box use quotation marks:

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  • when searching the advanced search  use the drop downs that correspond with the search box

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You can Add other databases to your search by going to the ADVANCED SEARCH and choosing from the list located on the right.

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Click here to see that A-Z Listing of Lancaster Bible College's Databases