Don’t You Miss a Link Server in Your Library?
Author: Jiří Pavlík, Charles University Computer Centre, Czech Republic
Link server technology became very popular and worldwide used since its the first implementation on Gent University in Belgium in 1999. Nowadays link servers could be found in hundreds of university, research and private corporate libraries. Among all of them let’s name Harvard University, California Institute of Technology, British Library, Max-Planck Institute, Czech National Library in Prague or Czech State Technical Library.
In these days a final stage of OpenURL standard evaluation is runnig in NISO. OpenURL is a basic standard for link servers. All main institutions and companies known for activities in on-line information resources and library automation businesses are involved in OpenURL standardization process. In the lecture there will be presented the most interesting examples of SFX link servers implementations. SFX link server is developed by Ex Libris and used worldwide.
About the author
Ing. Jiri Pavlik finished his studies in 2000 on Czech Technical University, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Since 1995 he is working on Charles University Computer Science Centre. His main professional specializations include library automation applications, databases and fulltext systems, T Series library automation system and SFX link server support.
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Author: Marika Janoušková, ProQuest Information and Learning, United Kingdom
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