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What is included and not included in UMass Amherst WorldCat

What is included in UMass Amherst WorldCat?

Most materials at UMass Amherst, in the Five Colleges, Boston Library Consortium, and libraries worldwide:
  • books, including e-books.
  • journals, including e-journals.
  • media and streaming media.
  • government publications.
  • maps.
  • over 111 million article citations from databases provided by NLM Medline (medicine and health), ERIC (education), GPO (U.S. government publications), ArticleFirst (general literature), British Library serials (articles from a wide range of international journals in all subjects), Elsevier (publisher), JSTOR (scholarly journal archives) and OAIster.
  • access to contents of UMass Amherst Libraries' subscription or purchased databases:
    • Academic OneFile
    • Academic Search Premier
    • Annual Reviews
    • Berkeley ePress Digital Collections
    • Biography and Genealogy Master Index
    • Black Women Writers
    • Business Insights: Essentials
    • Business Source Complete
    • Classical Music Library
    • Congressional Record Permanent Collection
    • Early English Books Online
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library
    • General OneFile
    • Hearings Digital Collection, 1824-2003
    • Hispanic American Periodicals Index
    • IEEE Publications Database
    • Institute of Physics eJournals and Archive
    • L'Annee philologique
    • MLA International Bibliography
    • North American Women's Letters and Diaries
    • OAIster
    • OECD iLibrary
    • Oxford Dictionary of Nationaly Biography
    • Oxford Music Online
    • Oxford Reference Online
    • PsycARTICLES
    • Rock's Backpages
    • Royal Society of Chemistry Books
    • Royal Society of Chemistry Journals
    • Taylor and Francis Journals.
  • full-text access to the electronic resources to which the UMass Amherst Libraries provides access through UMLinks.


What is not included in UMass WorldCat?

  • Article citations from databases not listed above.
    For access to article citations in other databases, use the Research Databases list.

  • Some purchased microform sets.
    For access to purchased microform sets, try the Library Catalog.

  • Some Mass. state documents.
    For access to Mass. state documents, try the Library Catalog.
  • Materials that are on order or in the process of being added to the collections.
    For access to materials on order, try the Library Catalog.

 If you have any questions, ask a librarian.


Last Edited: 22 March 2013