ERIC Number: ED038704
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jan
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Software Documentation for the Bartlesville Public Schools: Part One. The Bartlesville System Total Guidance Information Support System.
Roberts, Tommy L.; And Others
The Total Guidance Information Support System (TGISS), is an information storage and retrieval system for counselors. The total TGISS, including hardware and software, extends the counselor's capabilities by providing ready access to student information under secure conditions. The hardware required includes: (1) IBM 360/50 central processing facility; (2) IBM 2314 mass storage device; (3) IBM 2260 remote video display terminal; (4) IBM 2848 display controller; (5) IBM 1053 Printer for hard copy; and (6) a modem for sending or receiving data communications to and from the central site. The TGISS software system includes: (1) IBM 05 Operating System; (2) a Type III IBM Information and Data Retrieval System called FASTER; (3) the Load; (4) an Update and File Management subsystem; and (5) the FASTER Application Programs. The program is designed to facilitate future expansion. The software functions are discussed: (1) input format and definition; (2) load and input verification program; (3) data update and revision routines and specifications; and (4) FASTER access and retrieval routines. Concluding the document is a readily understandable TGISS users' guide. The research reported herein was funded under Title III of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. (TL)
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Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater.; Bartlesville Public Schools, OK.
Identifiers: Total Guidance Information Support System