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The Resource Improving online public access catalogs, Martha M. Yee and Sara Shatford Layne

Improving online public access catalogs, Martha M. Yee and Sara Shatford Layne

Label
Improving online public access catalogs
Title
Improving online public access catalogs
Statement of responsibility
Martha M. Yee and Sara Shatford Layne
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Technology is improving libraries and the services they offer -- but can your patrons find what they need on your library's OPAC? In this practical guide for librarians and systems designers, the authors describe various OPAC options and explain how users interface with them to obtain information
Cataloging source
N$T
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Yee, Martha M
Dewey number
025.3/132
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z699.35.C38
LC item number
Y44 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Layne, Sara Shatford
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Online library catalogs
  • Online bibliographic searching
  • Catalogues de bibliothèques en ligne
  • Recherche documentaire automatisée
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • Online bibliographic searching
  • Online library catalogs
  • OPC
Label
Improving online public access catalogs, Martha M. Yee and Sara Shatford Layne
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-213) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Objectives, interfaces, and building blocks. 1. Objectives of the catalog: history of OPACs; research in catalog use. 2. Interfaces. 3. The building blocks: the structure of bibliographic and authority records -- pt. II. Demonstration of relationships -- authors and works. 4. Demonstration of relationships -- authors and works -- file and index structure decisions. 5. Demonstration of relationships -- authors and works -- indexing decisions. 6. Demonstration of relationships -- authors and works -- display decisions. 7. Demonstration of relationships -- authors and works -- summary -- desirable defaults -- pt. III. Demonstration of relationships -- subjects. 8. Demonstration of relationships -- subjects -- file structure decisions. 9. Demonstration of relationships -- subjects -- indexing decisions. 10. Demonstration of relationships -- subjects -- display decisions. 11. Demonstration of relationships -- subjects -- summary -- desirable defaults -- pt. IV. Other relationships and future developments. 12. Other relationships. 13. Future developments -- App. A. User studies consulted -- App. B. Cataloging classics for the inquiring system designer -- App. C. Searching catalogs on the Internet
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 220 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585344607
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)47008763
Label
Improving online public access catalogs, Martha M. Yee and Sara Shatford Layne
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-213) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Objectives, interfaces, and building blocks. 1. Objectives of the catalog: history of OPACs; research in catalog use. 2. Interfaces. 3. The building blocks: the structure of bibliographic and authority records -- pt. II. Demonstration of relationships -- authors and works. 4. Demonstration of relationships -- authors and works -- file and index structure decisions. 5. Demonstration of relationships -- authors and works -- indexing decisions. 6. Demonstration of relationships -- authors and works -- display decisions. 7. Demonstration of relationships -- authors and works -- summary -- desirable defaults -- pt. III. Demonstration of relationships -- subjects. 8. Demonstration of relationships -- subjects -- file structure decisions. 9. Demonstration of relationships -- subjects -- indexing decisions. 10. Demonstration of relationships -- subjects -- display decisions. 11. Demonstration of relationships -- subjects -- summary -- desirable defaults -- pt. IV. Other relationships and future developments. 12. Other relationships. 13. Future developments -- App. A. User studies consulted -- App. B. Cataloging classics for the inquiring system designer -- App. C. Searching catalogs on the Internet
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 220 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585344607
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)47008763

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