Team # 877 -- Next Generation Public Interface Team
University Libraries

January 2008


To explore options and make recommendations to IT Strategies for providing a front-end interface for access to the Libraries online catalog (The CAT) and our other local and remote resources, and to enhance access via faceted searching with the goal of providing a better discovery experience and easier access to library resources for students, faculty and staff.

Team Membership

  • Amy Deuink, Co-Chair
  • Binky Lush, Co-Chair
  • Paige Andrew, Member
  • Todd Douty, Member
  • Dace Freivalds, Member
  • Trish Notartomas, Member
  • Eric Novotny, Member
  • Emily Rimland, Member
  • Amy Rustic, Member
  • Ann Thompson, Member
  • Christopher Walker, Member
  • Stephen Woods, Member

Results Achieved to Date

  • ExpectedResults: The team is investigating new products and has completed an interim report to Libraries Administration with the final report due in April, 2009.




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