Next Generation Catalog Catalog has too many implied references to pigs and JCPenny A Resource Discovery system implies the discovery of resources where as a Catalog implies a black leather massage chair on page 57.
What do we need? A tool that will help users discover - not find known item vs unknown item
VuFind History Begun Development : December 2005 Presented @ Code4Lib : February 2006 Open Sourced : July 2006 National Library of Australia : May 2008 Others begin serious eval : Summer 2008 Villanova University : August 2008
User Behavior Librarians, Patrons, Researches –Will use Amazon to find and discover –Will use Google to find and discover –Will use del.icio.us to find and discover Then they use the library catalog to find out if it is available or not at the library