Italian public libraries add records to WorldCat

The union catalog WorldCat is one of the most important tools for academic research, containing bibliographic records from books in U.S. research and public libraries, as well as records from around the world. Below is an announcement from OCLC, producer of WorldCat, regarding Italian libraries.

“The 136 public libraries in the Italian province of Trento are now OCLC members and will continue to add records from its Catalogo Bibliografico Trentino as the catalog is updated, which will significantly increase the number of Italian language records in WorldCat. The motivation for joining OCLC was to share their rich collections of Italian literature, history and culture with library users around the world.” View complete news release

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