The Changing Nature of the Catalog and Its Integration With Other Discovery Tools


Subject:
Librarianship , Information Retrieval , Information Technology , Online Catalogs

Description:
This March 2006 report offers an analysis of the reasons why "a large and growing number of students and scholars routinely bypass library catalogs in favor of other discovery tools" and considers methods for revitalizing library catalogs and integrating the catalog with other tools. Opens directly into a PDF document. Prepared for the Library of Congress by Cornell librarian Karen Calhoun.

Creator:
Calhoun, Karen

Publisher:
Library of Congress

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/calhoun-report-final.pdf


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