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ERIC Number: EJ1129627
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1941-126X
The Evolution of Discovery Systems in Academic Libraries: A Case Study at the University of Houston Libraries
Guajardo, Richard; Brett, Kelsey; Young, Frederick
Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, v29 n1 p16-23 2017
For the past several years academic libraries have been adopting discovery systems to provide a search experience that reflects user expectations and improves access to electronic resources. University of Houston Libraries has kept pace with this evolving trend by pursuing various discovery options; these include an open-source tool, a federated search product, and two index-based discovery systems. In our pursuit of better options for users and improved access to electronic resources, important criteria for evaluating discovery systems have been identified, as well as valuable lessons that may be applied during future system-evaluation processes and implementations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas (Houston)