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Author
Greenwood, D.
Title
OPAC research in the UK
Source
Journal of librarianship. 21(1989), S.157-173
Year
1989
Abstract
The rapid pace of OPAC implementation in this country is providing a fruitful environment for research, with a wide range of projects currently being undertaken, including a number concerned with the application of advanced information retrieval techniques to OPAC systems. This article reviews the current situation and describes some of the more important research projects being undertaken, particularly those funded by the British Library Research and Development Department. A brief description of the British Library's own OPAC project is also provided. The article concludes with an examination of the value of OPAC research and a look at where further research effort might best be concentrated
Theme
OPAC

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