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Author Breeding, Marshall.

Title Next-gen library catalogs / Marshall Breeding
Published New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, [2010]


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Description x, 138 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series The tech set ; #1
Tech set ; #1
Contents Introduction : next-gen library catalog basics -- Planning -- Implementation -- Marketing -- Best practices -- Measures of success
Summary Today's Web-savvy users often bypass traditional library catalogs for more interactive, tech-friendly interfaces. Help your library stand out within the crowded landscape of information providers with Marshall Breeding's new, highly practical guide to interactive next-generation library catalogs. Learn how to give users access to a wide selection of print and electronic content with this jargon-free, step-by-step guide. Breeding outlines the important functions and features of next-gen catalogs, briefs you on all of the available commercial and open source software, and helps you select which products are right for your library's next-gen catalog. You'll learn to lay the groundwork for practical implementation, integrate the catalog into your existing technological environment, address a multitude of common implementation issues and concerns, and assess the impact of your Catalog so you can demonstrate the change you led
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Library catalogs and users.
Online library catalogs -- Quality.
Online library catalogs -- Technological innovations.
Catalogs, Library.
Information Management.
Online Systems.
User-Computer Interface.
Catalogs, Library.
Information Management.
Online Systems.
User-Computer Interface.
Author Kroski, Ellyssa.
LC no. 2010005397
ISBN 1555707084 (alk. paper)
9781555707088 (alk. paper)