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ERIC Number: ED017312
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jun-23
Pages: 1
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AUTOMATED LITERATURE PROCESSING HANDLING AND ANALYSIS SYSTEM--FIRST GENERATION.
Redstone Scientific Information Center, Redstone Arsenal, AL.
THE REPORT PRESENTS A SUMMARY OF THE DEVELOPMENT AND THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE FIRST GENERATION OF THE AUTOMATED LITERATURE PROCESSING, HANDLING AND ANALYSIS (ALPHA-1) SYSTEM. DESCRIPTIONS OF THE COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY OF ALPHA-1 AND THE USE OF THIS AUTOMATED LIBRARY TECHNIQUE ARE PRESENTED. EACH OF THE SUBSYSTEMS AND MODULES NOW IN OPERATION ARE COVERED. THESE SUBSYSTEMS ARE FOR THE CONTROL OF PATRONS, LANGUAGE, AND THE THREE BASIC TYPES OF INFORMATION CARRIERS--BOOKS, DOCUMENTS, AND SERIALS. OF THESE, PATRON CONTROL, BOOK CIRCULATION, BOOK ORDERING, RECEIVING AND CATALOGING, SERIALS ORDERING, RECEIVING, BINDING, HOLDINGS AND ROUTING, LANGUAGE CONTROL, AND DOCUMENT INVENTORY ARE REPRESENTED BY VIABLE OPERATING PROGRAMS COMPLETE WITH THAT DOCUMENTATION ESSENTIAL IN THE LOCAL LIBRARY AND COMPUTER SUPPORT GROUPS. 117 FIGURES AND 5 TABLES SUPPLEMENT THE DISCUSSION. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS AD-658-081 FROM THE CLEARINGHOUSE FOR FEDERAL SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION, SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA 22151, $3.00 FOR HARD COPY, $0.65 FOR MICROFICHE, 508 PAGES. (AUTHOR)
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Authoring Institution: Redstone Scientific Information Center, Redstone Arsenal, AL.
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