6" x 9"
Year Published: 2013
AP Categories: A
This title will be available Spring 2013. You may place an order and the item will be shipped when it becomes available.
New digital technologies, the Internet, and user expectations have changed the role of the catalogue in libraries considerably in recent years. This timely book takes into account developments that influence catalogue potential and patrons’ needs, such as competition from popular websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Wikipedia. Here, key leaders in the field like Karen Calhoun, past OCLC Vice-President, and Marshall Breeding, author of Cloud Computing for Libraries, explore concepts like:
Librarians and information professionals will find practical guidance on customizing their catalogues to keep them up to date with the latest trends in technology in this authoritative manual.
- What do your users want? Designing the catalogue for the end user
- Making search work for the library user search
- Beyond the catalogue: expanding the scope of search
- From catalogue to digital library: rethinking metadata management in the web age
- The mobile library catalogue
About the Author
Sally Chambers is Secretary-General, DARIAH-EU Coordination Office at Göttingen Center for Digital Humanities, Germany.