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MEDIA FINDERS Mediated Access to the OPAC. Kelley McGrath Sue Weiland Ball State University. What is a Media Finder?. Web form allowing users to construct a guided search of a subset of materials in the library’s OPAC Applied to targeted sections of library materials. Outline.

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media finders mediated access to the opac

MEDIA FINDERSMediated Access to the OPAC

Kelley McGrath

Sue Weiland

Ball State University

what is a media finder
What is a Media Finder?
  • Web form allowing users to construct a guided search of a subset of materials in the library’s OPAC
  • Applied to targeted sections of library materials
outline
Outline
  • Why develop media finders?
  • How they work and how to make one
  • Two specific applications
      • Popular music
      • Fiction videos
why develop media finders
Why Develop Media Finders?
  • Browsing
  • “Blank screen problem”
  • Targeted subsets
  • Full use of information in cataloging record
how media finders work
How Media Finders Work
  • Web form (HTML)
  • CGI script (Perl, ASP, or other programming language)
  • Dynamic URL that searches OPAC

http://liblink.bsu.edu/uhtbin/5?search=swing{650}&item_1cat=CD

for more information
For more information:

Kelley McGrath

kmcgrath@bsu.edu

Sue Weiland

sweiland@bsu.edu

http://www.bsu.edu/library/librarycatalogs/mediafinders/