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ERIC Number: EJ298451
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Catalog Use Studies--Since the Introduction of Online Interactive Catalogs: Impact on Design for Subject Access.
Cochrane, Pauline A.; Markey, Karen
Library and Information Science Research, v5 n4 p337-63 Win 1983
This review of the transition from library card catalogs to online public access catalogs (OPAC) (1981-1982) discusses methods employed by online catalog use studies (self-administered questionnaires, OPAC transaction logs, focused-group interviews, feature analysis, online search and retrieval experiments) and new directions for OPAC research (ergonomic aspects, costs). Fifty-nine references are cited. (EJS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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