FamilySearch Library Catalog
After using the old FamilySearch Catalog for years and admiring it for the precision of search results, I am truly disappointed in the new FamilySearch Library Catalog which appears to be similar to catalogs used by public libraries that are horribly imprecise. I did a keyword search for California 1950 census and retrieved 2 results that were absolutely of no relevance. I assume that the software for the new FamilySearch Library Catalog has been purchased from a commercial vendor because it looks so much like so many public library catalogs. I regret that FamilySearch has abandoned an in-house designed catalog that provided excellent search results for a highly specialized collection. My disappointment is intensified because I have long thought that the Family History Library now rebranded FamilySearch Library was one of the best run and most innovative libraries in the world. Perhaps not so much now.