Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

Over the past decade, an ever-increasing number of libraries is in the process of abandoning the traditional card catalogue as a means of access to their collections and switching over to computer-based catalogue. This phenomenon is characterized as a transition from manual methods to mechanical method in the design and development of Online Catalogues, it […]

Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) and its characteristics

The Information Explosion has revolutionized the thinking and outlook of the librarians during recent years. This phenomenon has triggered a series of changes posing corresponding challenges necessitating the re-examination of technical policies of library and information centers. Traditionally, one of the keys to retrieve the information has been the catalogue along with classification. OPAC The […]

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