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ERIC Number: ED003813
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Jun
Pages: 32
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AN INFORMATION INDEXING, STORAGE, AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM FOR DOCUMENTS IN THE FIELD OF INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY.
BOLVIN, BOYD M.; FINN, JAMES D.
THIS PRELIMINARY STUDY FOR DEVELOPING A SYSTEM OF INDEXING MATERIAL ON INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY INCLUDED--(1) A SURVEY AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE ON INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL, (2) AN EXAMINATION OF LOW-COST INFORMATION STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS, (3) VISITS TO A NUMBER OF ORGANIZATIONS AND AGENCIES USING EITHER MANUAL OR MECHANIZED SYSTEMS RANGING IN COMPLEXITY FROM RELATIVELY INEXPENSIVE EDGE-NOTCHED CARDS TO EXPENSIVE COMPUTERS, (4) INTERVIEWS WITH KNOWLEDGEABLE PEOPLE IN THE FIELD, AND (5) THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ADEQUATE INDEXING SYSTEM, CHECKED FOR ITS VALIDITY AND USEFULNESS BY THE STAFF OF THE INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND MEDIA PROJECT AND BY MANY OTHERS IN THE FIELD. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AN EQUAL-TERM INDEX AND ADDITIONAL PERSONNEL ON THE INDEXING STAFF HAD ALREADY BEEN IMPLEMENTED. OTHER RECOMMENDATIONS WERE TO BE IMPLEMENTED IN THE NEAR FUTURE. (JC)
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Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (Los Angeles); INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY AND MEDIA PROJECT