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Online Public Access Catalogs Remote Access and the Invisible User

Online Public Access Catalogs Remote Access and the Invisible User Looks at the needs to begin planning for remote access to onlinepublic access catalogs OPACs, and to consider the special needs of theremote user beginning at the institutional level forexample, how well does the campus network match up to the ideal servicelevel of easy access for every faculty member and student Considersother possibilities, such as dial access, dedicated workstations orlocal area networks. Makes the point that the existence of the servicemust be advertised, potential users of remote services are unlikely tobe aware of its existence if it has not been advertised outside of thelibrary itself. Document delivery is another important issue that needsto be addressed if the remote user is to receive satisfactory servicelevels. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Academic and Library Computing Emerald Publishing

Online Public Access Catalogs Remote Access and the Invisible User

Academic and Library Computing , Volume 9 (1): 3 – Jan 1, 1992

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1055-4769
DOI
10.1108/eb027470
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Abstract

Looks at the needs to begin planning for remote access to onlinepublic access catalogs OPACs, and to consider the special needs of theremote user beginning at the institutional level forexample, how well does the campus network match up to the ideal servicelevel of easy access for every faculty member and student Considersother possibilities, such as dial access, dedicated workstations orlocal area networks. Makes the point that the existence of the servicemust be advertised, potential users of remote services are unlikely tobe aware of its existence if it has not been advertised outside of thelibrary itself. Document delivery is another important issue that needsto be addressed if the remote user is to receive satisfactory servicelevels.

Journal

Academic and Library ComputingEmerald Publishing

Published: Jan 1, 1992

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