TITLE

Mellon Award for Technology Collaboration

PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Catholic Library World;Mar2009, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p178
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the $50,000 Melon Award for Technology Collaboration given to Villanova University to fund its VuFind learning program in Villanova, Pennsylvania. It states that the university will use the funds to develop the VuFind software for the learning program. The program's software is cited to offer library resource discovery portal that replaces the traditional library catalog search tool.
ACCESSION #
36850113

 

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