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Title: Discovery Tools to Enhance Resources Find ability in the Institutional Repositories: an overview
Authors: Mettai, Khaled 
Affiliations: Library Science and Documentation Institute 
Keywords: Discovery Tools;Institutional Repositories;Resources Discovery;Web-based Searching
Issue Date: 1-Dec-2019
Conference: National conference on Library services trends and techniques in traditional and Digital eraAt: Indore, India 
Technological innovation had led to many changes that made the digital environment a place where the ways to open access to the digital information stored in the institutional repositories and the libraries catalogs and OPACs, so that, the information resources can be found and discovered. Discovery tools emerged as a result of the proliferation of digital information published in the world wide web and the changing ways of organizing the growing amount of data and information in a way that can be retrieved easily by users on the web, the different types of information formats that characterized the semantic web environment today has made information resources a more challenging task to be discovered in the time needed for the users. However, in the recent years many tools and platforms have been developed to improve and optimize discoverability and accessibility and enhance the search process to enrich the search results. The web searching process has undergone important changes such as the OPACS and Digital Repositories being adopted as discovery tools to develop the user‟s perspectives in finding the resources they need. This study is carried out to evaluation the ways institutional repositories use to improve the discovery of resources in different location where those resources can be found, discovered and retrieved by users to meet their information needs.
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