Posted by: bluesyemre | September 13, 2012

Thinking the unthinkable: a library without a catalogue — Reconsidering the future of discovery tools for Utrecht University library by Simone Kortekaas

  • Like every other library, we at Utrecht University Library have always offered our users a catalogue. In 2002 we built our own discovery tool specifically designed for electronic journal articles. We called it Omega and it immediately became a huge success. Explaining this separate tool for e-journals to our users was not difficult. Looking for printed material? Search the WebOPAC. Looking for electronic journals or e-books? Search Omega. Looking for specific disciplines or materials? Search the dedicated electronic databases. This division also determined the layout of our homepage.



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