Thinking about the Future of the Catalog: MnObe Moving Forward

For the last year and a half, the five liberal arts colleges known as MnObe (pronounced min-OH-bee and derived from Minnesota Oberlin Group Libraries) have been thinking collectively about our library catalogs. We started at very different points (ranging from “what we’ve got works pretty well” to “what is this thing we’re using and where

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The Future of Our Catalog

I spent all day today at a school two hours northwest of my school meeting with a bunch of librarians of all kinds (including library directors) who work at private colleges in Minnesota. On the agenda: contemplating the future of our catalogs. Four groups of librarians presented their visions of what this future might look

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