Document Type

Article

Abstract

The article offers advice on developing an instruction program in the multifile online public access catalog (OPAC) environment in a systematic manageable way. Several areas that emerged as basic to an instruction program for multifile OPAC include selection criteria for various databases and search concept relevant across databases. It cites some reasons behind the need for remote database searching including finding citations to materials not at the home library. It suggests approaches for initial exploration of a system.

Disciplines

Library and Information Science


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