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ERIC Number: EJ359657
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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The Road to Access and the Road to Entropy.
Dwyer, James R.
Library Journal, v112 n14 p131-36 Sep 1 1987
Discusses the flaws in online catalogs that lead to ineffective library use, including confusing subject access, outmoded classification systems, lack of authority control, split files and closed catalogs, lack of both menu and command modes, and lack of circulation information. Recommendations are made for improving library catalogs. (EM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Administrators; Media Staff; Researchers; Practitioners
Language: English
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