ERIC Number: ED024431
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Apr-1
Reference Count: 0
The Development and Operation of a System to Reclassify Older Books and Process New Books Under the Library of Congress Classification System for a Public Library Currently Employing the Dewey Decimal Classification. Progress Report.
Sherman, Stuart C.; Pinson, Leo A.
This progress report on a pilot project involving the reclassification of 1,000 titles in the Providence Public Library using data processing techniques covers the period January 1, 1968, to March 31, 1968. The major activities and accomplishments, problems, significant findings and events, dissemination activities, staff time, and future activities are briefly outlined. Appendixes include: a sample input worksheet, an input worksheet with holdings, tagging and reclassification, corrected input worksheets, and examples of unique holding and tagging features. (JB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Providence Public Library, RI.
Identifiers: Machine Readable Cataloging; MARC
Note: Related documents are LI 001 155 and LI 001 156, other project progress reports, and LI 001 158, the final report.