Dear Subscribers (Cross posted on a few lists. Please excuse the
In preparing for a FLICC/FEDLINK brown-bag discussion, I would like
to survey the FEDLINK membership on the usage of web-based
pathfinders-- subject bibliographies for Internet resources (a.k.a.
Here are two typical examples: The Connecticut State Library's
pathfinder on brownfields http://www.cslib.org/pathfinders/brown.htm.
George Washington Gelman Library put together an annotated list of
online resources (a pathfinder) on the election in their online Ready
Please answer the following questions; feel free to reply directly to
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1. Has your agency created web-based pathfinders?
2. Has your library created web-based pathfinders?
3. If your library or agency has created pathfinders, what is the
target audience-- staff or the public?
4. If any of your pathfinders are available to the public, please
supply URLs for one or more examples.
5. What tools were used to create the pathfinders, i.e., what
software/systems, e.g., OCLC CORC, or other web page software?
6. Who is responsible for creating pathfinders at your agency?
...at your library?
Thank you very much.
FEDLINK Network Librarian
Library of Congress
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202-707-4834 FAX: 202-707-4828