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For decades, print pathfinders have complemented card catalogs and been useful reference tools. They're overlooked as components of on-line catalogs, even though they can extend the depth of the catalog. To encourage librarians to consider integrating pathfinders into on-line catalogs, the authors discuss problems in OPAC searching, describe the value and styles of pathfinders, and illustrate how to include them in a NOTIS system.

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Nuttall, H.D. and McAbee, S.L. (1997) Pathfinders On-Line: Adding Pathfinders to a NOTIS On-Line System. College & Undergraduate Libraries, 4 (1): 77-101.



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