Christie: February 2009 Archives
Since we installed the new icons on WorldCat.org, it's easier for users to identify what kind of material they are looking at.
Instead of seeing something like: Internet Resource, Book, Computer File
What is yet to come, is a way to make it easier for users to find these items. We're working on that.
Here are some of my favorite searches on worldcat.org:
English stuff that might be (but not always depending on copyright) free*
This is how I find some e-content items today, but it's likely to change eventually:
We are constantly refining and looking at item types that we might be missing or misrepresenting. If you see something, please let us know.
*These searches are not 100% accurate because we also look at other fields, like physical size, but they're pretty darn close (except for the free stuff).