Overview of content related to 'information retrieval' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/1180/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=dennis%20nicholson&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Clumping Towards a UK National Catalogue? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/distributed/distukcat.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/distukcat.html#author1">Dennis Nicholson</a> argues in favour of the distributed approach to cataloguing.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>This article presents a clumps-oriented perspective on the idea of a UK national catalogue for HE, arguing that a distributed approach based on Z39.50 has a number of attractive features when compared with the alternative physical union catalogue model, but also noting that the many difficulties currently associated with the distributed approach must be resolved before it can itself be regarded as a practical proposition.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/distributed/distukcat.html" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 feature article dennis nicholson ukoln university of strathclyde elib seren bath profile cataloguing collection description collection development copac data data set database digital library information retrieval interoperability marc metadata opac rae research resource sharing rslp search technology standards z39.50 Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 652 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk