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    Worldcat Alternatives

    Worldcat is described as 'WorldCat is the world's largest network of library content and services. WorldCat libraries are dedicated to providing access to their resources on the Web, where most people start their search for information' and is an website in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Worldcat, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, Android, iPad and Android Tablet. The best alternative is IMDb, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Worldcat are Amazon (Free), Internet Archive (Free), Goodreads (Free) and eBay (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Dec 17, 2021

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      The Internet Movie Database (IMDb) is an online database of information related to movies, actors, television shows, production crew personnel, video games, and most recently, fictional characters featured in visual entertainment media.
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      Amazon is an online shopping website with a massive selection of books, electronics, music, Android apps, software, home appliances, furniture, toys, clothing, and much more.
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    1. The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, it provides free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public.
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    2. See what your friends are reading. Keep track of what you've read and organize your books into virtual bookshelves. Join a book club to discuss your favorite books. A better way to find good books to read!
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      eBay is an auction website where you can buy and sell electronics, cars, clothing, apparel, collectibles, sporting goods, digital cameras, and everything else.
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    3. Discogs is a crowdsourced music database and marketplace. Discover music, buy and sell music with collectors in the Marketplace in all physical formats. Shop for Music & Add to Your Collection • Browse available music from sellers across the world.
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    4. OpenBazaar is an open source project to create a decentralized network (peer to peer) for online commerce —using cryptocurrencies (Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, and Zcash)— that has no fees and cannot be censored.

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      No development since 2020. Mobile app domain has expired. Discovery seems to have been shut down.

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    5. Rate Your Music is a community-built music and film database where you can rate, review, catalog and discover new music and films as well as participate in contributing to the database itself.
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    6. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for people who love to read. It allows users to easily create their own catalogs of books that they have read, own, or would like to read.
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    7. Find nearly any book: new, used, rare and textbooks. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100000 booksellers.
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