Interfacing 'Discovery layer' on to an OPAC: A case study

Harinarayana, N. S. and Sunil, M. V. and Madhu, K. S. (2012) Interfacing 'Discovery layer' on to an OPAC: A case study. In: Electronic Age Librarianship. Ane Books Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, pp. 217-227.

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The paper is a prototype of the effort to introduce the 'Discovery Layer' for the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) of National Law School of India University (NLSlU), Bangalore, lndia. The new look of OPAC aims at embedding the user centric web 2.0 technologies which in turn can deliver the improved search and retrieval services. Users are provided with new services such as social tag annotations. (folksonomy), user opinions,organization of search results, integration of repositories under OAI-PMH(Open Archive lnitiative- Protocol for Metadata Harvesting) and tag-based similarity searches. The initial implementation was well received by the user community. The paper provides the success story of the effort in this regard at NLSIU.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: K Library and Information Science > Library and Information Science
Divisions: Department of > Library and Information Science
Depositing User: Arshiya Kousar Library Assistant
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2019 05:57
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2019 05:57

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