Overview of content related to 'library management systems' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/2154/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=peter%20stubley&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Clumps As Catalogues http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/distributed/distukcat2.html <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/distributed/distukcat2.html#author1">Peter Stubley</a> asks whether CLUMPS as catalogues are 'virtual success or failure?'</p> </div> </div> </div> <p align="JUSTIFY">If the concept of parallel searching of catalogues via Z39.50 is stimulating, the initial manifestation is truly exciting. Maybe not exactly Alexander Graham Bell or Archimedes territory but life-enhancing nevertheless: to have been working on the implementation of an idea for over twelve months, as the UK eLib clumps projects have, and suddenly see bibliographic records returned simultaneously from a search across multiple library catalogues, makes it seem that all the arguments, stress and technical tinkerings have finally been worthwhile.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/distributed/distukcat2.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 feature article peter stubley bldsc jisc library of congress ukoln elib authentication bath profile bibliographic data cataloguing collection description copac data database higher education identifier interoperability library management systems metadata opac research resource discovery resource sharing schema search technology software standards z39.50 Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 651 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk