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    02 Understanding the Central Discovery Index

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    Duration 17 min.
    Description Learn all about the Central Discovery Index (CDI), starting with what is in the CDI and what is in your own library’s Summon. Find out why individual index records are matched and merged into Master CDI Records and how this benefits researchers. See how Summon determines what is most relevant to a given search and how Index-Enhanced Direct Linking improves linking reliability.
    Target Audience Reference librarians and staff, serials librarians, implementation team.
    Prerequisites 01 Introduction to Summon
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