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- Who are the primary intended audiences for a library's "card catalog"Considering the changing nature of information access in an Internet environment, how is an electronic "card catalog" of today different from the one designed ten or fifteen years ago?What kind of content should these "card catalogs" contain?To what degree are these things "catalogs" (as in inventory lists), and to what degree are they finding aids?To what degree should traditional cataloging practices be used in such a thing, or to what degree should new and upcoming practices such as FRBR be exploited?How would such a thing get created and by whom?What are some of the functionalities of "next generation" catalog?
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