We have just released A Practical Guide to ICF Catalogs. This IBM® Redbooks® publication is a book (90 pages) and is intended to give you a broad understanding of Integrated Catalog Facility (ICF) catalog environments. It includes suggestions for design, planning, and deployment activities that will help you create and maintain a balanced and efficient catalog environment.
Four scenarios are provided to illustrate typical activities that are associated with an organization's catalog requirements.
Please provide us with your feedback on the guide and if you would like additional topics to be addressed or any other information which may help you.
Here is the Table of Contents,
Chapter 1. Technical Overview
Chapter 2. Planning integrated catalog facility catalog environments
Chapter 3. Deploying ICF catalogs
Chapter 4. Maintaining ICF catalogs
Chapter 5. Record-level sharing support for ICF catalogs
You can download this guide right now from: http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/abstracts/sg248262.html?Open