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Faceted Search in Library Catalogs

New Directions in Information Organization

ISBN: 978-1-78190-559-3, eISBN: 978-1-78190-560-9

ISSN: 1876-0562

Publication date: 30 August 2014

Abstract

Practical implications

The author hopes that the facet feature has not only been cosmetic but the answer to the call for the next generation catalog for academic libraries. The results of this research are intended to inform librarians and library information technology (IT) staff to improve the effectiveness of the catalogs to help people find information they need more efficiently.

Citation

Niu, X. (2014), "Faceted Search in Library Catalogs", New Directions in Information Organization (Library and Information Science, Vol. 7), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 173-208. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1876-0562(2013)0000007013

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