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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:


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


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


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