All of music sources can be accessed through the WebPAC
of the Library.
2.0 was developed with significant input from GALAXY customers.
The company has created a version of its WebPAC
as a Java applet that operates through the Java Virtual Machine.
, from Auto-Graphics, acts as a gateway between HTTP (Web) and Z39.50 protocols.
Libraries cannot assume that users will begin searching with a library's WebPAC
"front door," let alone hunt down individual databases.
Gaylord Information Systems (GIS) has announced the release of GALAXY WebPAC
, a new Web-based OPAC that allows patrons at GALAXY libraries to access the library catalog and their personal account information from any Internet connection.
Otherwise, it may turn out to be desirable to have OhioLINK load the files and provide them from the OL central server via Webpac
. The key issue, however, will not be straightforward access but integration.
In other news, the company announced that it will launch a new online public access platform called WebPAC
Pro that will drive a set of Web-based tools for libraries.
Currently, all of these features are powered by WebPAC
technology, which Goodman says will be replaced by IPAC technology this summer.
The online version of WEB FEET will utilize Horizon's ASP and WebPAC
Establishing a Web site is popular in libraries for several reasons, not the least of which is because it offers direct access to Internet resources without waiting for a local "webpac
." The distinct disadvantage is the separation of access to Internet-accessible resources from access to other library resources.
Our future steps will include refining the public display in the WebPAC
; training our student workers to do routine picks, stores, and bin audits; training our patrons to make requests from the OPAC; and working with our Physical Plant staff to establish a preventative maintenance schedule.