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WorldCat UMD

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Get Started: Search all of WorldCat UMD.  This includes: electronic and print books, articles, manuscripts, audio-visual materials etc.  This tab does NOT search every single thing that is available to you.

Classic Catalog: A link to the Libraries' traditional catalog; the catalog contains books, e-books, journal titles, musical scores, DVDs, government documents, etc.  The results will NOT include materials from Libraries' worldwide, nor will it contain articles.

Find Books & Media: Searches only select formats, including: books, music, music scores, sound recordings, video, etc.

Find Articles: Searches only articles (like those found in magazines, newspapers and journals) from pre-selected databases.

Find Databases: Browse ALL of the 300+ databases that UMD offers.  Only a select number of these databases are available through WorldCat UMD.  Your research will be more comprehensive when using a database.

Search Our Website: Find information on the library website.

What is in WorldCat UMD?

Here is some of what you can find in WorldCat UMD:

  • Articles
  • Journal titles
  • DVDs
  • Government Documents
  • Historical Manuscripts
  • Print Books
  • E-Books
  • Sound Recordings
  • Dissertations
  • Music Scores
  • Internet Resources
  • etc.