Chapter 1. Introduction

Marshall Breeding


Chapter 1 of Library Technology Reports (vol. 54, no. 8), "Introduction"

In chapter 1, “Introduction,” Breeding provides an overview of this issue of Library Technology Reports (vol. 54, no. 8), sharing what he will cover within this report and providing definitions for terminology that he will use. He discusses index-based discovery services, the special challenges in addressing open access content, and the different options available to libraries today for discovery services.

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