VALA2012 Session 9 Burton

Building in the 'e': creating the virtual bookshelf

VALA2012 CONCURRENT SESSION 9: eStuff
Wednesday 8 February 2012, 14:55 - 15:25
Persistent URL: http://www.vala.org.au/vala2012-proceedings/vala2012-session-9-burton

Fiona Burton and Maureen Kattau

Macquarie University Library, NSW

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Abstract

The development of hybrid collections of physical and electronic resources presents a challenge for library users who wish to browse physical and e-resource collections. At Macquarie University Library, the ability to browse electronically has become particularly important with the implementation of our Automated Retrieval Collection, which will store 80% of our print collections. In seeking for a way to improve the browsing capabilities for our physical collections that would also extend to our electronic resources, we created a ‘virtual bookshelf’, which integrates both our physical and electronic collections in a call number display.

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