Cronin has also been appointed visiting professor of information management at Napier University in Edinburgh for a 2-year period, and re-appointed BLCMP
visiting professor of information science at Manchester Metropolitan University for a 3-year period.
A stress on flexibility in screen design, enhancement of search facilities for the novice and expert, and other improvements are indicated by Foster and Wellings concerning the OPAC being developed for the BLCMP library service. They note that "...the more expert users become in retrieving information from online catalogues, the more their expectations rise, and consequently the more sophisticated OPACs must become."
[9.] William Foster and Richard Wellings, "Development of BLCMP's online public access catalogue," Program (UK) 23, no.