ERIC Number: ED254227
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Information Resources on Online Public Access Catalogs. A Selected ERIC Bibliography.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources, Syracuse, NY.
Sixteen articles, books, and reports published between 1978 and 1983 and cited in "Resources in Education" and "Current Index to Journals in Education" are listed in this bibliography on online public access catalogs (OPACs). Emphasis is on the movement toward computer-based alternatives to library card catalogs and user studies. Topics include attitudes of user and nonusers toward OPAC's, including types of problems encountered; reviews of research; the social and psychological effects on users of the introduction of online catalogs in libraries; studies of public online catalog users and nonusers; data collection and analysis related to OPACs; requirements, characteristics, and costs; training users; futuristic aspects of subject access; and user instructions for online catalogs. In addition to bibliographical information and annotations, ERIC accession numbers are provided. (THC)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Science, Higher Education, Library Automation, Library Catalogs, Library Instruction, Online Systems, Research Libraries, Use Studies, User Satisfaction (Information)
ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources, 030 Huntington Hall, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13210 (free).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources, Syracuse, NY.