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Hiddingh Hall Library Guide: WorldCat Local

A guide for Drama, History of Art and Fine Art students

What is WorldCat Local?

  • WorldCat Local is an online index/database that allows you to search for books, videos, music, and articles available through the University of Cape Town Libraries.

  • It also provides access to the book holdings of libraries around the world!

Search WorldCat Local

WorldCat Help

Online tutorials

Basic Search Tutorial

Shows how to do a basic keyword search and how to refine the search results. Covers the ranking of search results, the relevancy sort order, and more.

Advanced Search Tutorial

Shows how to use the Advanced Search screen. Includes command line searching, Boolean operators, wildcards, truncation, and more.