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The OCLC/FirstSearch group contains mostly indexing and abstracting information from various resources held by OCLC (Online Computer Library Center, Inc.) member libraries.

It also has the ERIC, GPO, and MEDLINE databases plus almanacs and encyclopedias. WorldCat is the online catalog for all member libraries.

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Some of the OCLC/FirstSearch group helpful to college work are:
ArticleFirst
OCLC index of articles from the contents pages of journals.
ECO (Electronic Collections Online)
An OCLC collection of scholarly journals. Indexing information for scholarly articles.
ERIC
Annotated references to journal articles and reports in education.
GPO
U.S. government publications. Indexing information for government sponsored information.
MEDLINE
Bibliographic information and abstracts in all areas of medicine, including nursing and dentistry.
PapersFirst
OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.
Proceedings
An OCLC index of conference proceedings
UnionLists
List of periodicals held by OCLC member libraries.
WorldAlmanac
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and four almanacs. Full text available.
WorldCat
OCLC catalog of books, videos, journals, and other materials in libraries worldwide.
WorldCatDissertations
All the dissertations and theses available in WorldCat.
 
 
 
   
 
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