Eric Lease Morgan: Freebo@ND and library catalogues

Freebo@ND is a collection of early English book-like materials as well as a set of services provided against them. In order to use & understand items in the collection, some sort of finding tool — such as a catalogue — is all but required. Freebo@ND supports the more modern full text index which has become the current best practice finding tool, but Freebo@ND also offers a set of much more traditional library tools. This blog posting describes how & why the use of these more traditional tools can be beneficial to the reader/researcher. In the end, we will learn that …read more

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