ERIC Number: EJ779133
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Sep
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URLs in the OPAC: Integrating or Disintegrating Research Libraries' Catalogs
Burke, Gerald; Germain, Carol Anne; Van Ullen, Mary K.
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v29 n5 p290-297 Sep 2003
Research library catalogs serve as authoritative sources of access. The increasing practice of including Web sites in the catalog, resources not under the library's control, raises new issues of the catalog's accuracy and reliability. An analysis of ARL libraries' catalogs examined the persistence of cataloged URLs. Error rates ranged from a low of 0% to an unacceptable high of 58.33%.
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