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WorldCat Discovery (catalog): Home

What's In WorldCat Discovery?

WorldCat searches::

  • Books, etc. in our library (displayed first)
  • Consortium libraries: Bethel, United, and St. Paul seminaries (displayed second)
  • Local and regional academic and public libraries
  • Libraries nationwide and Canada
  • Selected article databases
  • Other online resources

Tech Talk Discovery Hints

Dr. Judy Bullock shows you (via Powerpoint with notes) how to find books, journal articles, and more in the Luther Seminary Library collection (in print and online):   (March 2019)

What's In This Guide

This guide will help interpret how you can search WorldCat Discovery and what you will be able to find.  Start your search from the tabbed search box on the library website.



Search for books, DVDs, etc. in WorldCat.  Titles owned by our library will display first, followed by those owned by the libraries in our consortium


Search for titles of print and e-journals available through the library, e.g. Word & World


Searches all together our four primary licensed journal article databases -- the ATLA Religion Database, Religious & Theological Abstracts, Academic Search Premier, and Expanded Academic Index.  NOTE: Each database also can be searched individually through its own interface by clicking on the link below the search box.

All Formats

Search for all material formats: books, eBooks, journal articles from selected databases, and more