ABOUT THE RESOURCE
VuFind is a library resource portal designed and developed by Villanova University library. It is designed to enable all library users to search and browse through all of the library's resources by replacing the traditional OPAC. VuFind operates with a simple Google-like interface, offering keyword searching, faceted searching, suggested resources, personal organisation (eg favourites tagging or commenting features), and offers versions in several languages including French, Chinese and Hebrew.
In this webinar Mark Hughes, Head of Collections at Swansea University Library, and Luke O'Sullivan, Library Systems Developer at Swansea University, introduces VuFind and describes which of its functions they had implemented in their library, how they had used it to create a multiple library single-search function, and how they are actively contributing to its development as they explore other features and develop functionalities.
Slides in PDF format for Mark and Luke's presentation