Georgia Briscoe, Karen Selden, and Cheryl Rae Nyberg, The Catalog vs. the Home Page? Best Practices in Connecting to Online Resources, 95 Law Libr. J. 753 (2003), https://digitalcommons.law.uw.edu/librarians-articles/7
Law Library Journal
law libraries, library catalogs, websites
Connecting users to the best available sources of legal information is one of the traditional functions of the law library. These sources now include Web sites, electronic journals, and subscription databases. This article explores the best way to bring these useful Internet resources to the attention of users, concentrating on the pros and cons of using the catalog or the home page.
This article received the 2004 Law Library Journal Article of the Year Award from the American Association of Law Libraries.