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MetaLib is dead, long live Primo?

Highsmith, Anne L. (2013) MetaLib is dead, long live Primo? In: ELUNA 2013, April 30 - May 3, 2013, Athens, GA.

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Abstract: Texas A&M University has been a Voyager user since 2000, a MetaLib user since 2006 and a Primo user since summer 2012. When Primo was implemented in production, the library changed the default search type on its website from a Voyager search to a Primo “bucket” search. This presentation will review statistics to determine if usage of the various systems has significantly changed in response to the Primo implementation. Questions to be examined include: 1) based on SFX requests, are users finding more and/or more diverse materials in Primo than they did in MetaLib; 2) MetaLib is still available as the listed “Articles” search – how has the pattern of usage changed; and 3) now that the default search is based on Primo rather than Voyager, has Voyager usage declined or has there been a noticeable change in the types of searches performed.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Event Title:ELUNA 2013
Subjects:Primo
Divisions:ELUNA Conference Proceedings
ID Code:972
Deposited By:INVALID USER
Deposited On:28 Jun 2013 20:25
Last Modified:27 May 2016 21:06

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