Finding Items in Libraries Worldwide

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Searching WISCAT

WISCAT The statewide catalog for most Wisconsin libraries (including the NWTC Library) is called WISCAT.

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Use the basic search box or click on the Advanced Search option to enter keywords for searching.

  • The following words are optional: and, at, by, etc., for, from, in, of, on, to, with.
  • Choose Title if you are searching for a specific item. Click Search icon to begin the search. 

Book results from search

Click on a title to view the complete record. At the bottom of the screen, you can see which libraries have this item.

Complete record of book


Searching WorldCat


WorldCAT The worldwide catalog of more than 9,000 libraries is called WorldCat.

Enter search terms in one or more search boxes, and click on Search.

From the results list, click on a title for the detailed record. You can click on the Books tab to view only those items that are books.

Detail record









Select from the icons above your search results to sort, get related subjects or authors, limit results, e-mail, print, or export the record.

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