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Prospector: a multivendor, multitype, and multistate western union catalog

Information technology and libraries [March 2000]


Copyright (c) 2000 Library Information and Technology Association

Abstract: The Prospector project represents a unique union catalog. The origin, goals, and design of the union catalog that uses the INN-Reach system are presented. Challenges of the union catalog include the integration of records from libraries that do not use the Innovative Interfaces system and the development of best practices for participating libraries.

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Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Information technology and libraries
Publication Info:Volume 19 Number 2
Issue:March 2000
Publisher:Library Information and Technology Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:SPECIAL ISSUE: Library Consortia around the World, Part Two. JOHN F. HELMER, Guest Editor~Carmel Bush ( is Assistant Dean for Technical Services at the Colorado State University Libraries, Fort Collins; William A. Garrison ( is Head of Cataloging at the University of Colorado at Boulder (Colo.) Libraries; George Machovec ( is the Associate Director of the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, Denver; and Helen I. Reed ( is Associate Dean, University of Northern Colorado Libraries, Greeley.
Subject: Library consortia
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Record Number:8524
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00