OPAC Changes Users Want

In the December, 2004 issue of Information Technology and Libraries Ed: broken link removed 2011, Holly Yu and Margo Young report that web searching is changing our user's expectation of how the OPAC works. Specifically, they report that users typically type two terms in the search box, have an average of two queries per session, don't use complex query syntax and don't want to view more than ten documents in a result list.