Beyond the transfiguration of the catalogue: the Visual... Catalog

Students are unaware of how their university library works and fall victim to the abundance of material. As well as this, electronic catalogues when compared with other vectors of information, now appear outdated. Since 2004, in the Service commun de la documentation of the Paris VIII University an experimental tool, Visual... Catalog is used to update the Opac. This interface introduces hypertexting and transposes catalogue data graphically.