|A-Z lists at Norwich University||
Norwich University, based in Northfield, Vermont, created customized A-Z list functionality using the WorldCat knowledge base API. Showcased at the March 2012 Computers in Libraries conference panel, this app uses the data they've supplied to the WorldCat knowledge base, but serves it up in the interface that fits with Norwich's user experience.
The screen capture shows what's planned for the future, including embedding functionality other places in addition to the catalog, and additional autosuggest features for their mobile presence.
|Elliot Polak, Norwich University|
|A-Z lists at University of New Brunswick||
The University of New Brunswick in Fredericton and Saint John, Canada, used the WorldCat knowledge base API to create customized A-Z lists for their users. They built their own A-Z lists because it gives them freedom and flexibility to include and interact with data and in ways, (i.e. no left-anchored default search) that are both included and not included in the various OCLC-designed interfaces. "It's a big plus for us," remarked one of UNB's Web Programmer Analysts.
Their implementation is still in development, as they're still working on collection title lists. But things are progressing very well.
|Jeff Carter, University of New Brunswick|
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