Release Date: August 8, 2023
The following release notes are for the AUGUST 8, 2023 special release of WorldCat Discovery.
WorldCat Discovery August Special Release Highlights
This release of WorldCat Discovery includes the following enhancement:
View a cohesive discovery experience across modernized and legacy pages.
These changes are a direct result of your feedback.
Include Request ID with problem reports
When reporting an issue with WorldCat Discovery, it is extremely helpful to include the Request ID. The Request ID is found at the bottom of the screen on which the issue occurred. Including this information allows us to directly trace what happened on the request we are troubleshooting.
New features and enhancements
View a cohesive discovery experience across modernized and legacy pages
This release includes the implementation of a modernized header/footer for pages not included in our 2021 interface modernization. With these changes, users will have a more cohesive discovery experience across all pages in WorldCat Discovery.
With the same header/footer on all pages in WorldCat Discovery, users will be able to perform actions to Sign In, access Saved Items, navigate to Advanced Search, etc. from the same location on every page.
Modernized header on the advanced search page:
Modernized footer on the advanced search page:
Leveraging this experience requires no action from your library. Upon release, all pages will automatically update with the new header and footer.
More product information can be found here.
Support information for this product and related products can be found at:
- WorldCat Discovery support resources
- WorldCat Discovery training
- Informatie over releases
- OCLC customer support
- Browser compatibility chart
If you have additional questions, please contact OCLC Customer Service by calling 1-800-848-5800 or 1-614-793-8682 Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 9p.m. ET, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For support enquiries in the UK and Ireland, please contact the Support Desk by calling +44-(0)114-281 60 42 or e-mailing email@example.com. Support is available between the hours of 09:00 and 17:30 (UK Time).