Local, Regional, and Global Library Catalogs


Princeton Area Catalogs

Regional Catalogs

Global Catalogs

  • WorldCat (OCLC FirstSearch) 
    A comprehensive library catalog which lists books, DVDs, videos, music scores, recordings, maps and more.   Includes materials owned by Princeton University Library and other libraries nearby.
  • WorldCat.org (OCLC)
    Offers an easy to use interface of WorldCat. Includes materials owned by Princeton University Library and other libraries nearby.  Also includes journal and magazine articles from these databases:  ArticleFirst (general and multidisciplinary), ERIC (education), Medline (medical) and GPO (US government).
  • Center for Research Libraries
    Princeton is a member of the Center and may borrow research materials such as foreign and domestic newspapers, foreign dissertations, documents for extended periods.
  • Karlsruhe Virtual Catalog
    Connections to many European library catalogs
  • LibDex. The Library Index
    Worldwide listing of library homepages, web online catalogs, Friends of the Library pages.
  • Monthly Catalog of US Government Publications
    ( 1895-1976) Comprehensive index to historical information published by the United States federal government.
  • National and major libraries
    Worldwide listing national and major libraries
  • OAIster
    OAIster is a union catalog of digital resources. We provide access to these digital resources by "harvesting" their descriptive metadata
    (records) using OAI-PMH <http://www.openarchives.org/> (the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting)"
  • Worldwide library web sites
    Libweb - Library web servers (Worldwide) via WWW