The Serials Librarian
DOI of Published Version
Link resolvers, including Ex Libris’ SFX, use OpenURL to provide library patrons with context-sensitive links, such as the ability to move quickly from a citation in an abstracting and indexing database to the full text. In SFX, information for determining the appropriate links is maintained in the knowledge base, which contains details about a library’s electronic holdings and other information about electronic information resources. This article describes SFX functionality, what the service looks like from a patron’s point of view, and how it can be of particular assistance to a serials librarian.
link resolver, SFX, OpenURL, context-sensitive linking
Journal Article Version
Published Article/Book Citation
The Serials Librarian, 47:1/2 (2004), pp. 129-138. DOI: 10.1300/J123v47n01_09
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