Jan 27, 2010

WorldCat and the NASA Glenn Library, from your phone and at your desktop

You've downloaded the WorldCat mobile app to your phone...now what?! Find out what the Glenn Library has to offer, of course! You can also do all of this from your desktop at work as well as at home. (All screenshots shown here are from a Windows PC desktop.)

To find the NASA Glenn Library profile in WorldCat, click on "Find a Library" from the WorldCat home page:

and type the Center's name into the search box:

You'll see the NASA Glenn Library profile. From here, you can go to the Library's website as well as the Library's Catalog and the Ask-a-Librarian@NASA reference service (access to some Library services is restricted to Glenn employees only).

You can also list Glenn's Library as one of your favorites! Create a WorldCat account, free of charge, using either the link at the top of most WorldCat web pages or from the WorldCat home page. Then search for the Glenn Library, and in the far right column of the Library profile, you'll see the option to add the Library as a favorite:

After saving your selection, the Glenn Library will be listed among your "favorites" in your WorldCat profile:

You can also review materials, tag items, and create your own lists to share with others, all via your WorldCat profile. Visit the WorldCat site to learn more. For additional assistance in finding library materials, Glenn employees can contact the Library at 3-5671 or 3-5762.