- It has the option of limiting out government documents in the advanced search. Gov docs are such a problem in my library's catalog, and I would LOVE to have an option like this one!
- Like Google, it offers spelling suggestions or automatically corrects the misspelled word. Sometimes these corrections are incorrect though. I entered "autims" and it was corrected to "atoms" when I was really going for "autism".
- It provides LC Call Number ranges for the items in your search results. So, for the books on autism, you can click through and find that a large number are located in the range: "
- The results list gives you all the important information - title, author, date of publication, format, call number, location (with the numbers of the floors!), and whether or not the item is available.
- Clustering - Your results are organized into various subjects (topics, regions, eras), genres, formats, libraries, languages, and authors.
- Allows you to sort by relevance and by most popular, in addition to other common methods of sorting.
I'm just going to sit here and wish my library's catalog did all that.
[Found on ACRLog]