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Getting resource discovery right for your user community

Author: Simon McLeish
Publisher: London : Facet Publishing, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Discovery is central to academic activities at all levels, and is a major focus for libraries and museums. This book will help its readers learn how to adapt in a fast changing area to continue to  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon McLeish
ISBN: 9781783301393 1783301392 9781783301386 1783301384
OCLC Number: 1085965354
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: PART 1: Background1. What is resource discovery today? - Simon McLeish2. How users approach discovery - Frankie WilsonPART 2: Helping Users Find Information around the Globe3. Google and Google Scholar - Karen Blakeman4. Case Study: Discovering journal articles through publisher/aggregator websites5. Case Study: ArXiV - Building a service for specific subject needs - David Ruddy6. Case Study: discovery through a library central index - EBSCO7. Exposing collections and resources effectively8. Discovery in learning and teaching - James PragPART 3: Meeting Local Requirements9. Designing and building discovery with open source - Chris Awre10. Across one nation: Themes and variations across the uk - Neil Grindley11. Case Study: National Library and archives of Singapore - Chris Tang12. Case Study: Australian National UniversityPART 4: Innovations and the Future13. The future of discovery services - Marshall Breeding14. Linked open data and discovery - Richard Wallis15. Case Study: Enhancing discovery using linked open data - Dominic Oldman16. Applying future innovations to discovery
Responsibility: edited by Simon McLeish.


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