Facet Forward: Faceted Navigation of Federated Search Results for Cultural Heritage Materials

Presenters: Danielle Cunniff Plumer, David Dorman, Mark Phillips. This session reviewed three different ways or projects that provide faceted searching. Danielle Plumer – Texas Heritage Digitization Initiative. http://texasheritageonline.org/ The Initiative is a statewide plan that unifies previously created pockets, not a centralized database. They have an OAI harvester (to be described later by Mark Phillips), […]

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http://library2.0

Edward M. Corrado, The College of New Jersey, http://www.tcnj.edu/~corrado/ (good website for those interested in open source, and library 2.0 technologies) Abstract: Corrado began with an introduction of web2.0 then walked participants through the transformation of a Library 1.0 page to a Library 2.0 page, all by using freely available, low IT involvement, and commonly […]

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Enhancing the OPAC

Enhancing the OPAC: Tagging the Catalog and Keyword-in-Heading Searching Shawn Carraway, Midlands Technical College Michael Bowden, Harrisburg Area Community College Michael Bowden and Shawn Carraway presented on two major customizations they made to their OPACs Both presenters work with SirsiDynix Unicorn but regardless of vendor any system should be able to, and want to impliment […]

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