ERIC Number: ED023428
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Oct
Reference Count: 0
A Centralized Processing System for School Libraries in New York State. Report to Bureau of School Libraries, New York State Education Department.
Little (Arthur D.), Inc., Cambridge, MA.
The conclusions of this report are (1) that elementary and secondary public and private school libraries in New York would benefit greatly from a centralized book processing and cataloging center and (2) that school library centralized processing should be coordina"ed with either the public libraries or the university libraries in the state. The processing system would consist of one main computer and cataloging center and six regional processing centers. It is recommended that school libraries coordinate with one of two centralized processing systems currently in advanced stages of design--the State University of New York (SUNY) system for university libraries and the Association of New York Libraries for Technical Services (ANYLTS) system for public libraries instead of establishing a third computer facility. Two plans, one involving each system, are described in detail with information on costs and implementation schedules included. The plan to coordinate with the SUNY system is favored, although it is suggested that the ANYLTS system could be expanded to adequately meet the school libraries' processing needs. (CC)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of School Libraries.
Authoring Institution: Little (Arthur D.), Inc., Cambridge, MA.
Identifiers: New York