Data Trek Intros GoPAC for the Macintosh

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Data Trek, Inc. now offers GoPAC for the Macintosh, a graphical online public access catalog, that is compatible with Data Trek's Professional Series library automation software.

"GoPAC for the macintosh is the ideal graphical OPAC for both librarians and their patrons," Data Trek CEO, Scot Cheatham said. "Data Trek is pleased to continue to offer the library community affordable software they want and their patrons can use," he continued.

GoPAC for the Macintosh unites Macintosh technology with a user-friendly online catalog. Its straightforward screens, point-and-click searching, and "Start Over" functions accommodate both novice and expert users. GoPAC features circulation status, index searching, keyword searching, complete Boolean capabilities, truncated searches, and HyperSearch--spontaneous searching of any word from within a retrieved record.

Data Trek developed GoPAC specifically to decrease the amount of time library users spend asking librarians how to find catalog information. GoPAC's clean screens and graphical displays offer clearer instructions than just text-based systems. Only a click of a button is needed in order to start a search, and this simplicity allows users to comfortably explore and find items in the library's catalog.

GoPAC for the Macintosh is ideal for any computer environment that combines MS-DOS, Windows, and Macintosh personal computers. …