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This page provides an overview of 2 articles related to 'copac', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Copac is a union catalogue which provides free access to the merged online catalogues of many major university research libraries in the United Kingdom and Ireland, plus an increasing number of specialist libraries and the British Library, the National Library of Scotland and the National Library of Wales. It has over 35 million records from over 50 libraries, representing a wide range of materials across all subject areas. Copac is freely available to all. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Copac)

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Metadata related to 'copac' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'copac': 38 (2.2% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'copac' across all Ariadne articles: 152
  • Average number of references to 'copac' per Ariadne article: 4.00
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'copac': 1996-05
  • Trending factor of 'copac': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'copac':

  1. shirley cousins (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. peter stubley (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. andrew cooper (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. john gilby (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. matthew dovey (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Developing Portal Services and Evaluating How Users Want to Use Them: The CREE Project

Chris Awre, Matthew J Dovey, Jon Hunter, William Kilbride and Ian Dolphin describe the JISC-funded Contextual Resource Evaluation Environment (CREE) Project and its user and technical investigations to examine how users wish to use library search services.

October 2004, issue41, feature article

So You Want to Build a Union Catalogue?

Matthew Dovey looks at various models of virtual union catalogues in addition to those adopted by the clump projects, and other models of physical catalogues.

March 2000, issue23, feature article

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