Trumping Google? Metasearching’s Promise

In academic libraries nationwide, the same conversation is taking place between librarians who don’t want the interface “dumbed down” and librarians with usability practice who know that patrons basically want the Google experience. It’s time for librarians to accept that library users are not interested in being more like us. If we don’t understand that the majority of our users are novice searchers who may wish to remain that way, we are missing the opportunity to serve the pragmatic user who is happy with a “good enough” answer.

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