The Williamsburg Library Catalog is an online resource that provides access to the holdings of the Williamsburg MA libraries, as well as the holdings of other libraries in the Central/Western Massachusetts Automated Resource Sharing (C/W MARS) network. Access to the catalog is available from any computer with a connection to the World Wide Web.
The PAC provides information about the Library’s
If you need further help with the catalog, please see the Catalog Help Page.
This search will look for your keyword(s) in the title, subject, organization and note fields. Type a word or phrase, or combine words with and, or, near, or and not, then click Search button.
Click Help for additional search tips.
Type the name of an author, composer, or performer with the last
name first, then click theSearch button.
Example: gates, bill
Type the name of a corporation, organization, or performing group in direct order.
Example: general electric
Type as much as you know of the title of the book, video, audiocassette, etc. Begin with the first word. When finished, click Search
Example: the green mile
Example:for whom the bell tolls
If you don't know the first word of a title, use a KEYWORD search instead.
Type the author or artist's name (last name first) then enter words from the title, contents or summary notes. Finally, click Search
Type as much of the LC Subject Heading as you know, and click Search.
Use this search to see if the library subscribes to a particular journal or magazine. Type as much as you know of the title. Please note that a journal title search does not find individual articles. You would use one of the Library’s periodical databases to find articles.
Example: new england journal of medicine
To find full-text coverage of a specific journal in a database, use Infotrac, available in Online resources on the Library's webpage
Other searches available through this button include call number searching and ISBN searching.
When searching, in order to find all words with the same root, use double asterisks as a truncator (also known as a "wild card").
finds school, schools, schoolbook, etc.
From the main menu
Click on the Other Libraries link at the bottom of the screen. At the next screen choose to either search the catalog for all libraries in Central Massachusetts, all libraries in Western Massachusetts or choose to search an individual library catalog in C/W MARS.
From a search results screen
At the top of the list of results, use the pull-down menu to the left of the Search button, to select another library catalog, and then click Search.
Search through all library catalogs in Central and Western Massachusetts by clicking on the C/W MARS UNION CATALOG
If you need assistance, please call us at:
(413) 268-7472 or, email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last updated: February 5, 2010