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ERIC Number: ED017310
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jun
Pages: 1
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AUTOMATION IN LIBRARIES, ATLIS WORKSHOP (1ST, NOVEMBER 15-17, 1966).
Redstone Scientific Information Center, Redstone Arsenal, AL.
THIS REPORT CONTAINS THE MINUTES OF A WORKSHOP ON AUTOMATION IN LIBRARIES, HELD TO IMPROVE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ARMY TECHNICAL LIBRARIES AND SPONSORED BY ARMY TECHNICAL LIBRARY IMPROVEMENT STUDIES (ATLIS). THE PROGRAM WAS DEVELOPED IN FOUR AREAS, EACH ILLUSTRATED WITH PRESENTATIONS BY PEOPLE ACTUALLY INVOLVED IN THESE SYSTEMS. THE FIRST SESSION WAS DEVOTED TO GENERAL SYSTEMS, WITH DISCUSSION OF THE AUTOMATED LITERATURE PROCESSING, HANDLING AND ANALYSIS SYSTEM (ALPHA) AS WELL AS INFORMATION ON THE AUTOMATION OF SPECIFIC OPERATIONS LIKE ORDERING, CATALOGING, CIRCULATION, AND SERIALS. A DESCRIPTION OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS MACHINE READABLE CATALOG DATA (MARC) PROGRAM WAS ALSO INCLUDED. THE NEXT SESSION WAS CONCERNED WITH CURRENT DISSEMINATION PROGRAMS, FOLLOWED BY A CONSIDERATION OF RETROSPECTIVE SEARCHING THAT COVERED OPERATIONS AT DDC, REDSTONE SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION CENTER (RSIC), AND NASA. THE FINAL SESSION CONSIDERED ON-LINE APPLICATIONS, SPECIFICALLY ALPHA-2 AND THE NATIONAL ADP PROGRAM FOR AMC LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT (NAPALM). THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS AD-654-766 FROM THE CLEARINGHOUSE FOR FEDERAL SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION, SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA 22151, $3.00 FOR HARD COPY, $0.65 FOR MICROFICHE, 185 PAGES. (JB)
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Authoring Institution: Redstone Scientific Information Center, Redstone Arsenal, AL.
Identifiers: Defense Documentation Center VA; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Redstone Scientific Information Center