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ERIC Number: EJ366441
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Serendipity and Holism: The Beauty of OPACs.
Rice, James
Library Journal, v113 n3 p138-41 Feb 15 1988
Identifies factors which may account for user dissatisfaction with online public access catalogs (OPACs) and discusses some advantages of OPACs over card catalogs: (1) design for subject searching; (2) flexibility; (3) browsing capability; (4) precision; (5) availability of status information; and (6) development of microcomputer software to interface with OPACs. (10 references) (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Language: English
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