Articles on Discovery lists a number of categorized resources about discovery services. Categories include:

  • Basics
  • Historical
  • Presentations by vendors
  • Debates
  • Library experiences, evaluations & case studies
  • Misc comments on other issues
  • Wikis/rough notes
  • Hacking
  • Webcasts (not free)

This great resource page includes more than fifty links to articles on the subject.

I highly recommend that libraries interested in discovery services give extra attention to the articles in the debates and library experiences sections so that they can learn about the technology with their eyes wide open.

You can access my writings about discovery services here.

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011 at 6:42 am and is filed under discovery service, resources. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or TrackBack URI from your own site.

2 Responses so far to "A wealth of articles on discovery services"

  1. 1 Aaron Tay
    March 24th, 2011 at 7:41 am  

    Glad you liked it.

    BTW Your series of blog posts on the topic was one of the first I struggled through which eventually led to some understanding of the issues involved.

  2. 2 The Distant Librarian
    March 24th, 2011 at 12:14 pm  

    Even more reading on Discovery…

    Thanks to a post on The Federated Search Blog linking to this page: Articles on Discovery, part of a Google Sites “wiki” called Unified Resource Discovery Comparison. Definitely a well-rounded resource, and one I’ve just requested write-access to. M…

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