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MetaLib X-Server Implementation @ CSUN: "Metasearch" to "Multisearch"

Mendes, Luiz and Martin, Coleen and Henry, Marcia (2008) MetaLib X-Server Implementation @ CSUN: "Metasearch" to "Multisearch". In: ELUNA 2008, 30 July - 1 August 2009, Long Beach, Ca..

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Abstract

Luiz Mendes, Electronic Resources Librarian, California State University, Northridge; Coleen Martin, Coordinator, Outreach Services, California State University, Northridge; Marcia Henry, Database Coordinator, Reference & Instructional Services, California State University, Northridge. This poster describes the implementation of the MetaLib X-server-based Xerxes at CSU Northridge. It provides a rationale for migrating MetaLib to the X-Server and presents features of the new interface as well as its benefits and advantages. Provides results of survey conducted to analyze librarians response to the implementation, including librarians’ promotion of new interface, Multisearch. Presents usage data for 63 discipline categories and Multisearch. Learning Outcomes (Audience): To learn about the benefits of implementing the MetaLib X-server through a local implementation, including customizations and features adopted. To use the survey designed and conducted as a model to assess librarians response to and promotion of MetaLib in a new interface.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Xerxes
Event Title:ELUNA 2008
Subjects:MetaLib
Divisions:ELUNA Conference Proceedings
ID Code:319
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:30 Dec 2009 21:17
Last Modified:27 May 2016 21:04

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