ERIC Number: EJ355853
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Beyond Boolean: Designing the Next Generation of Online Catalogs.
Hildreth, Charles R.
Library Trends, v35 n4 p647-67 Spr 1987
Presents a classification scheme for generations of online catalogs; discusses current online technologies and identifies deficiencies; and discusses enhancements that will take online catalogs into the next generation. Such enhancements will include increased access to information through user-system dialogue, automatic search aids, subject vocabularies, and the inclusion of periodical indexes. (CLB)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Classification, Futures (of Society), Indexes, Information Systems, Library Automation, Man Machine Systems, Needs Assessment, Online Catalogs, Online Searching, Periodicals, Subject Index Terms, Systems Development, Technological Advancement, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A