ERIC Number: ED031276
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jan-31
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Specifications of a Mechanized Center for Information Services for a Public Library Reference Center. Final Report. Part 1, Preliminary Specification: Mechanized Information Services in Public Library Reference Centers.
California Univ., Los Angeles. Inst. of Library Research.
This document presents preliminary specifications for a library-based Center for Information Services (CIS). Four sets of issues are covered: (1) data base inventory, providing a listing of magnetic tape data bases now available from national sources or soon to be so; (2) administrative issues, including the organization of the CIS within the library, its administrative relationship to other activities, its staffing, its method of operation, and its service load; (3) hardware issues, including library/CIS computer configuration and its requirements for space; (4) software issues, including the requirements for generalized programs to handle file management and search, reference retrieval, and text processing. (Author)
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Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Inst. of Library Research.
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