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User guides and videos

Below you will find a range of video user guides to help you navigate and use accounts on Cambridge Core.
Click on each heading to view the video guide.

If you would prefer to use a PDF user guide, you can view and download our librarian account user guide and our ebooks and journals user guide.

Researcher user guide

For a step-by-step guide on how to use Cambridge Core including save search, registering for an account and the Core Reader HTML functionality please read our user guide here.

Organisation account administrators

Edit your account settings:

  • Upload an organisation logo
  • Configure an OpenURL

Manage institutional access & authentication:

  • Configure Shibboleth ID[s] and generate a WAYFless URL
  • Request additional Remote users

Bibliographic data: MARC Records

  • Download MARC records for all your institution's books, for individual titles or for specific packages or orders

Bibliographic data: OCLC control numbers

  • Download a list of OCLC control numbers for your institution's book records, so that you can request specific MARC records from OCLC

Bibliographic data: KBART title lists

  • Download KBART title lists for all your institution's content, for individual books and journals or for specific packages or orders

Book self service:

  • Launch self service mode, and purchase applicable content

Content requests:

  • View content requests from users at your institution
  • Enable content request notifications

Content holdings

  • Download lists of content holdings for books and journals

Usage reports:

  • Specify a reporting period by date and download usage statistics in a range of report types

Please note: these videos do not contain sound.