Friday, October 06, 2006

Beyond the OPAC

MP3 audio and PowerPoints are already available from the Beyond the OPAC : future directions for Web-based catalogues meeting. The presentations are:
  • Beyond the OPAC : future directions for web-based catalogues by Martha Yee
  • The well connected catalogue by Patricia Scott, Denise Tobin and Helen Attar
  • Setting a new standard : Resource Description and Access (RDA) by Deirdre Kiorgaard
  • The potential impact of RDA on OPAC displays by Ann Huthwaite and Philip Hider
  • OPACs and the real information marketplace : why providing a mediocre product at a high price no longer works by Lloyd Sokvitne
  • Seeding search engines with data from the Australian National Bibliographic Database (ANBD) by Tony Boston
  • Applying FRBR to library catalogues : a review of existing FRBRization projects by Martha Yee
  • Managing OPACs : approaches to the process of OPAC change and development (panel discussion) with Lisa Billingham, Del Shiers, David Wells, and Shane White
Some also have the text of the presentation available. I'm downloading all the MP3s. Thanks to Peta for bringing this to my attention.

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