McMaster Library Innovations

October 11, 2006

  On Tuesday, McMaster University announced that it will radically transform its online library catalogue, becoming the first Canadian university to use Endeca software, like that used by Chapters and Home Depot.  Previous updates, says chief librarian Jeffrey Trzeciak, were “akin to putting lipstick on a pig.” Now, McMaster has “gone from swine to divine.” The transition will begin this month. (See http://dailynews.mcmaster.ca/story.cfm?id=4274 )