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The Catalog’s Last Stand ?

A volley has landed. This would make a great conference panel debate.
The Catalog’s Last Stand
by Norm Medeiros (Sept. 21, 2007)
Abstract:
This article describes the uncertain future of the online catalog, and the tension that exists between creating a cataloging code that meets user needs while adhering to principles deemed important by the cataloging community. Underscoring this tension are the provocative questions posited by the Taiga Steering Committee, which call into question the future of libraries.
Source: OCLC Systems & Services
You can access the complete PDF here.
If you’d rather see its catalogue record, it’s here. (irony symbol here).
Stephen

Posted on: September 22, 2007, 10:30 am Category: Uncategorized