How to Sign-in to Your Personal WorldCat Account

Your WorldCat account enables you to do the following things.

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

Access your WorldCat account as follows.

  • Go to
  • Pick Sign-in in the upper right corner of the screen.
  • You will be offered two different ways to authenticate. See Image One below.
    WAYF options
  • Login as described below.

Current DTS Faculty, Students

You can use your OneLogin account to authenticate. If you forgot or never had a password for your account, see How to Set or Reset a OneLogin Password. You must have a working email address in your OneLogin record in order to set or reset your password.

Community User Login

If you are a registered Community User with a Courtesy Card, then pick "DTS community users" when you see the screen in Image One (above). Use your library barcode number when WorldCat asks you for a Barcode/ID.

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 WorldCat 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.

DTS Grad Login

If you are a DTS graduate, you automatically have a OneLogin account that allows you to access a few databases. Oridnarily you should not try to use OneLogin to login to WorldCat. Keep reading.

DFW area grads may register as a Community User and get a Courtesy Card in order to borrow books, etc. Grads get a WorldCat account when they register. This means a grad can have TWO accounts: a OneLogin account as a grad and a WorldCat account as a Community User. Each account has its own ID and password.

Grad account
in OneLogin
Community User account
in WorldCat
Purpose Access to a few Grad databases Borrow books, 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 or email address Courtesy Card barcode number
Password Your OneLogin password Your WorldCat password