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Library Technology Reports [July / August 2007]


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Abstract: In this issue of LTR, Breeding covers the terminology associated with the "next-generation" catalog situation as well as such areas as: federated searching and other features expected in the "next-generation" interfaces (such as faceted navigation, relevancy, the "did you mean?" feature, and RSS) Also in this issue of Library Technology Reports, Breeding reports on the next-generation interfaces including: AquaBrowser (from Medialab Solutions); Endeca’s search engine for library catalogs; Encore (from Innovative Interfaces); Primo (from Ex Libris); WorldCatLocal (from OCLC); Polaris (from Polaris Library Systems); open-source software-based interfaces Evergreen and Koha; as well as LibraryThing, the social-networking, personal library cataloging software.

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Publication Year:2007
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Technology Reports
Publication Info:Volume 43 Number 4
Issue:July / August 2007
Publisher:ALA Techsource
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
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Record Number:12723
Last Update:2015-01-27 10:12:49
Date Created:2007-09-14 12:07:50