|CAIRNS aims to integrate the 25
Z39.50-compliant catalogues or information services of
CAIRNS sites across Scotland into a functional and
user-adaptive test-bed service.
Read the CAIRNS Final
Report and Executive
Summary [in PDF]
The University of Glasgow is the primary lead site and
the University of Strathclyde the secondary lead site.
The project operates under the auspices of SCURL and
includes 16 Scottish sites including East Dunbartonshire
CAIRNS is an offshoot of the UKOLN-based MODELS
project, although discussions and progress towards a
Scotland-wide Z39.50-based union catalogue
service have been ongoing since the