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WorldCat Discovery - Recommended Settings for PALNI Libraries

PALNI’s recommended settings for WorldCat Discovery

Relevancy and Scoping

WorldCat Discovery and WorldCat Local > Relevancy and Scoping

Our scope and sort recommendations come from our 2019 usability testing on Discovery. You can read more about our findings in our Spring 2019 report. See the Recommendations section for the most detailed analysis.

Recommended Settings

WorldCat Discovery Default Scoping Level

Default Scope

✔ [Your School Name] (Recommended for schools who want Discovery results to focus on their collection.)

✔ PALNI Partner Libraries [your local chosen label: Libraries in Indiana, etc.] (Recommended for schools who want DIscovery results to focus on materials that are relevant but still fairly available.)
✔ Libraries Worldwide (Recommended for schools who want DIscovery results to be the most relevant items possible, regardless of availability. )