Programs discussed include the Ubuntu operating system, Open Office, Gimp, Scribus, Audacity, a variety of content management packages, including Drupal and Joomla, and several implementations of Online Public Access Catalogs such as Vufind, Koha and Evergreen.
What does OPACS stand for?
OPACS stands for Online Public Access Catalogs
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
- Orlando Performing Arts Center (Florida, USA)
- Outside Plant Access Cabinet (telecommunications)
- Overall Performance Appraisal Certification
- Organotin Paint Control Act of 1988
- Ontario Parents Advocating for Children with Cancer (Barrie, Ontario, Canada)
- Operating Profit after Capital Charge (financial measurement)
- Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Education (formerly Office of Public Affairs, Education and Outreach; USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service)
- Organisme Paritaire Agréé au Titre du Congé Individuel de Formation (French: Joint Organization Approved under the Individual Training Leave)
- Operator Acknowledge
- Outbreak Prevention Access Control List (Cisco)
- Oakland Police and Clergy Together
- Operation Protect A Child Today
- Operational Accounting
- Oak Park Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (Oak Park, IL)
- Oriole Park at Camden Yards (baseball park in Baltimore, Maryland)
- Oak Park Arts District (Oak Park, IL)
- Object-Oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures
- Occlusive Peripheral Arterial Disease
- Office of Planning and Development
- Office of Policy and Development (National Telecommunications and Information Administration)
Samples in periodicals archive:
By using the widely used and accepted MARC 21 standards, McGraw-Hill Professional is enabling libraries to automatically upload a large number of titles onto their Online Public Access Catalogs with ease.
Research on youth and digital media, which first focused on Online Public Access Catalogs (OPACs) and CD-ROMs, more recently has turned to the Web as the medium.
With a full-time staff of 11, it provides cataloging and other library technical services to law, corporate and other special libraries, and also provides a web-hosted library catalog system, called CassidyCat, that customers use to mount their online public access catalogs.
Support services for remote users of online public access catalogs.
With the rise of automated library systems--first circulation control systems in the mid-1970s, then fully integrated systems with online public access catalogs [OPACs] through the 1980s--the distinctions between bibliographic files created, controlled, and accessible only by technical services personnel and those of public services became blurred.
In the 1980s, many libraries began to implement integrated library systems locally, including online public access catalogs (OPACs) and acquisitions and serials subsystems.
Inside the Cataloging Directorate of the Library of Congress, passionate debates about the essence of quality cataloging have taken place, and catalogers and reference librarians alike have argued that anything less than the full original cataloging record created by specialists at the Library of Congress introduced corruption into LC's online catalog, and that the distribution of cataloging other than this type was a disservice to other libraries depending on LC for the solid foundation on which they constructed their own online public access catalogs and other bibliographic files.