Since the development of integrated library systems (ILS) in the 1970s, the focus of developers and librarians has been on the “integrated” aspect, but with the advances in technology, the time has come for libraries to consider whether a disaggregated system would better benefit their users. This article seeks to make the argument that the design of a user-friendly public interface to library systems is ideal for partnerships with the broader search engine industry; such an approach would enable participants to harness their respective strengths while simultaneously limiting the effect of their deficiencies
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Scholarly Commons Citation
Wu, Michelle, "Food for Thought: Should Libraries Partner with Nonlibrary Search Engine Providers for Their OPACs and Discovery Layers?" (2016). Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2415.