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How can I avoid getting article citation records in my WorldCat search results?

Applies to
  • WorldCat Local
  • WorldCat Discovery
Answer

1. Open Service Configuration.

2. Navigate to Metasearch Content > Default Databases and Licensed Content > Configure Databases to Search.

3. Set the Treat as Held option to Not Held for WorldCat.org. 

4. Set the Treat as Held option to Held for WorldCat.

Additional information

The OCLC WorldCat database contains the bibliographic records cataloged by librarians worldwide. OCLC WorldCat.org contains both those bibliographic records from librarians, but also article citations and chapter information from database vendors who arrange to send their content to OCLC. 

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