Library ID, Password, and Your WorldCat Account

Your personal WorldCat account enables you to do the following things.

  • view your contact information (address, phone, etc.)
  • create or change your password
  • view a list of what you have on loan, with due dates
  • renew items on loan
  • view status of holds
  • view bills

We use your personal WorldCat Account to control access to ALL library databases, not just WorldCat. For example, if you are off campus and you go to the library website and click a link to use the ATLA database, you will see the WorldCat login screen and then be connected to ATLA. So your WorldCat password is your all purpose library password.

Access your account as follows.

  • Go to http://dts.on.worldcat.org
  • Pick Library Links ==> My Account in the upper right corner of the screen.
  • Login as described below

DTS Student Login

Use your DTS ID number and your WorldCat password to login.

If you forgot or never had a password for your account, see How to Create or Reset a WorldCat Password. You must have a working email address in your library record in order to create or reset your password.

Community User/Courtesy Card Login

If you are a registered Community User with a Courtesy Card, then use your library barcode number when the system asks you for a DTS ID number.

Your barcode is the 14 digit number on your Courtesy Card. Barcode image Note this image shows spaces between numerals. Do not uses spaces when you use the barcode number to login. In this example, the barcode number is 50313016118180.

If you forgot or never had a password for your account, see How to Create or Reset a WorldCat Password. You must have a working email address in your library record in order to create or reset your password.

Note for DTS Grads

If you are a DTS graduate, you automatically have an account that allows you to access a few databases. (Here is more about services for DTS graduates.) In addition, DFW area grads may register as a Community User and get a Courtesy Card in order to borrow books, etc. This means a grad can have TWO accounts in the library database: a Grad account and Commmunity User account. Each account has its own ID and password. See above Community User section for login information.

Grad account Community User account
Purpose Access to a few Grad databases Renew books, view due dates, etc. in WorldCat
How obtain account Automatic when you graduate You must register; expires annually
Login ID DTS ID number Courtesy Card barcode number
Password You create You create