The "M" Word: Migrating Bibliographic Data to a New Integrated Library System

Wells, Kathleen L.
March 2012
Mississippi Libraries;Spring2012, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p23
The article identifies the problems that need to be addressed by libraries when migrating bibliographic data to a new Integrated Library System (ILS). It discusses the planning stage that is necessary before rolling out a new online catalog. The need for public service libraries to be aware of the types of online public access catalog (OPAC) search capabilities that are best suited to their users' need. The challenges that data mapping may likely bring are also explored.


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