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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE) 2001
Jerry Price, Dee Anna Willis, Niki Davis & Jerry Willis
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Like so many other university libraries, the University of Louisville Libraries is creating an environment where the university community, its students, faculty and staff can access information from "virtually" anywhere in the universe. No longer does one have to physically go to a building and search the card catalog. One can search the University Libraries electronic resources from home as well. But, with this new level of access come pitfalls. Faculty and students were already amazed with the abundance of information available from the Internet and now the University Libraries has increased the level of access by making electronic resources (journals, books, and databases) accessible using Internet technology through the University Libraries gateway and online catalog. This paper will discuss the differences between the Internet, the University of Louisville's gateway and the online catalog, by demonstrating a few of the major electronic resources accessible through the Internet. And, it will enlighten faculty and graduate students on the differences and similarities of searching the Internet, the University Library's gateway and the online catalog to become knowledgeable and efficient searchers for information in today's virtual library.