LIS Education

WorldCatUM Evaluation

The goal of this project is to identify student usability and functionality requirements for WorldCatUM at the University of Maryland.
Project at a Glance: 
  • Status: Completed
  • Partners: Carlen M Rushoff, Director of Information Technology & Technical Services, University of Maryland, College Park; and Marlene W. Vikor, Digital Discovery & Systems Librarian, University of Maryland Libraries.
  • Team: John Carlo Bertot, Katy Berube, Kerry Dhakal, Peter Devereaux, Stephen Powers, and Jennie Ray

The purpose of this research is to identify student usability and functionality requirements for WorldCatUM at the University of Maryland, College Park. WorldCatUM is a federated search service from Online Computer Library Center, Inc. (OCLC). This service would serve as the main portal for students conducting searches of the library catalogs of the University of Maryland, College Park, the greater University of Maryland system, and participating libraries in OCLC.

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