Revisiting the Cataloging of Free Internet Resources at the University of Denver
User studies, Library users, Electronic document delivery, Academic libraries, Cataloguing, Collection management
This paper aims to present updated statistics demonstrating the value of cataloging free Internet resources and the challenges of batch loading, vendor records, electronic resource modules and discovery tools, as an update to the 2008 paper in this journal
Updates the statistics from the URL redirection system for tracking user access to freely available Web publications.
With more projects and bibliographic records included within the scope of the project, users still find and use the links to outbound content. New technologies and management methods support the cataloging of free Web content, even if, at times, cataloging standards are compromised.
Several studies have focused on US federal document clickthroughs from the library catalog, but this is the only study to exclusively track clickthroughs to freely available Web content.
Brown, C. C. & Elzi, E. (2016). Revisiting the cataloging of free internet resources at the University of Denver. Interlending & Document Supply 44(1), 31-36. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILDS-11-2015-0034