CaMMS Forum Anaheim Convention Center June 22, 2012 John Myers, Catalog Librarian Union College, Schenectady NY firstname.lastname@example.org. Reimaging the library catalog: changing user needs, changing functionality. I’m just a simple country cataloger Jim! I’m not a metadata magician!.
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CaMMS ForumAnaheim Convention CenterJune 22, 2012John Myers, Catalog LibrarianUnion College, Schenectady NYmyersj@union.edu
Reimaging the library catalog: changing user needs, changing functionality
I’m just a simple country cataloger Jim!
I’m not a metadata magician!
Where we started
Where we are
Where the world is
Where could we go
In a world increasingly shaped by the interoperability of an Apple and Google experience and by information “push”, how can catalog data be made to feel like a comfortable beach or safe cove in the information stream rather than a formidable and inaccessible cliff?
What the ILS did to bring together disparate files and functions for library staff, the future catalog and its infrastructure should do for the user with respect to the multitude of information resources and venues.