OPAC Sustenance: Ex Libris to Serve-Up Primo
In the ILS Scoop by Marshall Breeding
"Ex Libris is among the library-software vendors attempting to revitalize the library environment by creating 'next-generation' interfaces. With its new offering, Primo, it has put forward its vision in a product libraries can use to revamp
their online offerings."
Also in Breeding's ILS Scoop: "Changes at Endeavor" and "Polaris Demos AJAX for OPAC"
And by Tom Peters in March...
It's a Tag, Tag, Tag, Tag World
"The right to, and manner of, determining,
declaring, and sharing information
about the 'aboutness' of all types of
digital objects appear to be undergoing
a fundamental transformation. It's
difficult to tell if a renaissance of controlled-subject vocabularies, tagging, and
subject cataloging is in the offing, or if
the recent developments signal the death
knell of the methods of determining the
aboutness of an information object that
we all learned in library school. Tagging,
in particular, and the social Web, in general,
have a major impact on how digital libraries evolve."
Also by Tom Peters This Month in Google Corner(ed)
"Google, the Justice Dept., and Our
Search Data" | "Best MacGyver Ever? Google's
Video Service" |
"Google Earth Now Available for Macs" | "And Finally . . . Google's Newsletter