online public access catalog

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Online Public Access Catalog definition

library
(OPAC) A computerised system to catalogue and organise materials in a library (the kind that contains books). OPACs have replaced card-based catalogues in many libraries. An OPAC is available to library users (public access).
(2000-07-17)

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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