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What is WorldCat?

WorldCat is a global catalog listing books, DVDs and other items owned by 72,000+ libraries throughout the world.

Use it to find books and DVDs that aren't available at MCC or other area libraries then request them for pickup at MCC through our free interlibrary loan service.

Creating a WorldCat account

Creating a WorldCat account allows you to track the status of your interlibrary loan requests.

  1. Once you are in WorldCat, click on My Account in the upper right.

  2. Click on New User Registration.

  3. Complete the form and click on Register.

Submitting an interlibrary loan request

In order to track a request you must be logged on to your WorldCat account before you submit the request.

  1. Click on My Account and enter your username and password.

  2. Search WorldCat.

  3. Once you have located the book/DVD you want, you may request it by clicking on the ILL icon in the upper left.

  4. Verify that the information on the request form is accurate. Use Dept or Branch to select the campus you wish to pick the item up at. Click on Submit when you are finished.

Checking the status of your requests

  1. Log-on to your WorldCat account.

  2. Click on the Patron Resource Sharing tab at the top.

  3. Each request you submitted will be listed with its appropriate status:

    • Submitted - the request has been successfully submitted to MCC library staff.

    • In Transit - the lending library has mailed the book/DVD to MCC.

    • Received by library - the book/DVD has arrived at MCC's Interlibrary Loan office at the Elkhorn Valley Campus Library. The screen also displays the Due Date which is the date you must return the book/DVD to MCC's library.

    • Complete - you have returned the book/DVD to MCC's library.

Questions about your requests?

Please contact Scott Mahoney at the Elkhorn Valley Campus Library if you have any questions regarding your interlibrary loan requests.

Telephone: 531-622-1324

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