MOPAC - Mobile Online Public Access Catalog smart phone based book search App for Libraries
OPAC - Online Public Access Catalog
An online public access catalog (often abbreviated as OPAC or simply "library catalog") is an online database of materials held by a library or group of libraries. Users typically search a library catalog to locate books, periodicals, or other items under control of a library.
MOPAC - Mobile OPAC
Students today expect immediate, personal, easy access to information regarding items available in Library on their mobile devices. They want mobile access to library systems and more. To meet these demands, M-OPAC of mobile enhancements specifically designed to meet the unique needs of Patrons/Students/Libraries.
M-OPAC is not simply defining particular college data rather than it allows gathering multiple colleges’ data at one place. By redesigning the process, we are giving the system a more active role in the student experience and taking advantage of the multiple user-interaction gateways that mobile devices offer.
In addition, the framework upon which the new M-OPAC mobile features are designed will allow institutions to easily brand, customize, and extend the Smart phone application to provide maximum value to students through their mobile devices.