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Search Sheets for OPACs on the Internet: A Selective Guide to U.S. OPACs utilizing VT100 Emulation. Ed. by Marcia Klinger Henry, Linda Keenan, and Michael Reagan. Westport, Conn.: Meckler, 1991. 175p. $39.95 (ISBN 0-88736-767-4).
This guide to Online Public Access Catalogs (OPACs) on the Internet is a welcome addition to the various lists of Internet resources, most of which are "published" on the Internet itself. The volume begins with an overview of OPACs, describing the need for this work, its coverage, the methodology used to compile the data, the arrangement of the information, and a brief bibliography.
Although not stated, the readership most likely to make use of this work is presumably librarians trying to locate an item not found via an OCLC or RLIN search, and researchers with a need to search a …