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Coverage and Frequency
Records date from about 1000 A.D. to the present.,  New records are added daily.

WorldCat (the OCLC Online Union Catalog) contains more than 43 million bibiographic records for items held in libraries around the world.  This database is essentially a computerizedcard catalog, containing descriptions of books and other materials and identifying libraries that own them.  More than 400 languages are represented, and just about anything one might think of -- from cuneiform tablets to Microsoft's latest version of Windows to a GutenburgBible to Daniel Webster's socks -- can be found in its records.

WorldCat records tell libraries and library users wha tinformation is out there and where to find it.  Through interlibrary loan, libraries can often borrow a needed item from a library that owns it.  Since WorldCat contains  the merged catalogs of libraries around the world, it is a vast treasure trove of information.

 McGill Holdings are up to date through November 2002.

*Does not include individual article titles in journals, magazines, newspapers, or book chapters.

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