At the Li Ka Shing Library, an evaluation of discovery systems was done with one system selected and implemented in a short time frame. The evaluation and the implementation were described. A survey to measure user satisfaction with the new discovery service was conducted and the results analyzed. Based on the results of the survey, the actions taken by the Library to improve the discovery service were discussed. The usage of electronic resources was compared pre- and post-implementation of the discovery system.
Discovery service, web-scale discovery, one-stop search, user satisfaction, survey
Library and Information Science
Singapore Journal of Library & Information Management
Library Association of Singapore
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Yeo Pin Pin
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Yeo, Pin Pin. 2012. Impact of a new discovery service at Li Ka Shing Library. Singapore Journal of Library & Information Management, 41: 36-50.