- NCSU extracted all one million plus records from the ILS and gave them to the Endeca software company. "All the various facets of the records are displayed in a left sidebar, aggregated and exposed so I can simply click on a selection such as Dictionaries to see a historical dictionary of the Gypsies. It's quite powerful to expose the richness of the underlying metadata in an easy-to-understand interface" This Catalogue is worth having a long good look and think about it, and while you're at it have a look at the rest of the Library site as well. It looks great.
- Ex-Libris is set to unveil Primo at the American Library Association annual conference in June in New Orleans, Ex Libris is trying to create a next-generation finding tool. It isn''t a library catalog, but it is touted as an ''enterprise-level solution for the discovery of institutional content'
A few recent posts about the Catalogue: