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WorldCat Discovery - Recommended Settings for for PALNI Libraries: 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.

OCLC also recommends using Best Match as the default sort as they continue to focus their efforts on refining this algorithm.

Relevancy and Scoping

Relevancy and Scoping

WorldCat Discovery Default Scoping Level

Default Scope

✔ PALNI Libraries (your local chosen label: Libraries in Indiana, etc.)
(recommended when using Best Match as the Default Sort)

WorldCat Discovery Default Sort on Search Results

Default Sort

✔ Best Match