May 24, 2022

Novo: Interface Available in Portuguese

Alice Sneary on the blog announces that the WorldCat database is now available in Portuguese. 

Now, wherever you are, you can self-select your language preference as Portuguese or one of the other six languages: Simplified Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish and Portuguese.

For example, at the bottom of any page you can self-select a language.

Alice Also Shares the Following Statistics in Her WorldCat Blog Post:

  • WorldCat Total: 225 million bibliographic records
  • Portuguese-Language Records: More Than 2 million of 225 Million Records in Database
  • Libraries, museums and archives in Brazil and Portugal have contributed nearly 700,000 Portuguese-language records since June 30, 2010.
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Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.