Starting December 19th, OhioLINK will be introducing an alternative version of its Central Catalog. Here is what you need to know about the change:
- The new version is called “Encore” and the older version will be referred to as the “Classic Catalog.”
- Encore is an alternative not a replacement of the Central Catalog.
- The OWU and CONSORT Libraries will continue linking to the “classic” version to maintain search functionality and click-through search capabilities from CONSORT to OhioLINK. OhioLINK’s page will default to Encore. A link to the Classic Catalog is available in the upper right corner of Encore if you need to make the switch.
- Which version should you use? Encore is a single-search with facets/options similar to our “Find All” search. The Classic Catalog allows for more controlled and targeted searching including subject searching, OCLC numbers, etc.
Please reach out firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Our staff will be happy to assist.