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Adding value to Web-OPACs

 
: Harmsen, B.

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urn:nbn:de:0011-b-493013 (21 KByte PDF)
MD5 Fingerprint: 35261418a411233c8805c99601a1f606
Created on: 24.05.2000


The electronic library 18 (2000), No.2, pp.109-113
ISSN: 0264-0473
English
Journal Article, Electronic Publication
Fraunhofer IRB ()
special libraries; Internet; WWW; value added services; library software; virtual libraries

Abstract
Web-OPACs not only offer simplified access to library holdings for end-users but also enable librarians to add value to their catalogue data. One feature which has become almost a standard for new library software is including links to full-text or multimedia documents corresponding to a particular citation. Other features which have not yet become common but will soon do so include: links to publishers, links to corporate sources, and links to journal titles. The latter usually provide tables of contents, and sometimes also offer direct access to fulltext documents for subscribers. Online database providers have acknowledged these new possibilities, librarians soon will. So when migrating library software to new products or new releases, such issues should be observed.

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