Pat further explains, “Batch searching has made a huge difference in our workflow. We no longer have to search for one title at a time. The searching interface is easy-to-use. We used to have a clerk who performed the searching, but now the cataloguers do their own searching. There are some neat features and probably even more that we haven’t discovered yet.”
The Chinook Arch Regional Library System is a network of independent, cooperating libraries in the southwestern corner of Alberta. Headquartered in Lethbridge, Chinook Arch serves the residents of 39 municipalities across the province’s south.