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Analyzing the Next-Generation Catalog
Andrew Nagy
Item Number: 978-0-8389-5835-3
 
Publisher: ALA TechSource
Price: $43.00
 
 
 
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Library Technology Reports, October 2011 (47:7)

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54 pages
8.5" x 11"
Softcover
Year Published: 2012
Libraries have begun a transformation from physical materials to electronic media, and the so-called next-generation catalog is emerging before our eyes. This issue of Library Technology Reports analyzes five different academic libraries to better understand their investments, detailing the outcome thus far and drawing conclusions about the next-generation catalog.

Topics Include:
  • Defining the Next-Generation Catalog: Open Source versus Commercial Solutions
  • Deploying the Next-Generation Service
  • Understanding the Impact
  • Case Studies (Wake Forest University , Oklahoma State University, North Carolina State University, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and Villanova University)

About the Author

Andrew Nagy, an open source advocate and library technologist, is currently Market Manager of Discovery Services with Serials Solutions. He serves as a product manager for the Summon service, a web-scale discovery solution, and the 360 Access Control service, a single-sign on authentication solution, as well as market liaison. Previously, he was a technology specialist with Villanova University’s Falvey Memorial Library, where he implemented and established the foundation for a tech¬nology infrastructure designed to meet the needs of the library’s patrons. There he founded VuFind, a globally adopted open source next-generation catalog.
 
 

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