Tuesday, July 17, 2007
Demise of the Local Catalog by Roy Tennant
Demise of the Local Catalog by Roy Tennant for Library Journal, 7/15/2007 - "Over four years ago I wrote that the library catalog should be pushed into the back room where it belonged and that a unified finding tool be put in its place. I still believe our users want to find everything they can on a topic in one place, with one search, rather than going from place to place puzzling out each new interface. Well, now finally that's happening in a couple of interesting ways..."