ERIC Number: ED206309
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Reference Count: 0
BCLN Hardware and Computing Facilities Evaluation Study. Final Report.
Smith, Stephen H.
This study to determine the hardware and computing facility costs of establishing and operating a British Columbia Library Network (BCLN) for current members of the B. C. Union Catalogue used empirical data regarding their performance of the DOBIS system and estimates of workload, and compared those data with the costs of obtaining current computer-utility services from the University of Toronto's UTLAS system. Hardware and computing facilities requirements, including teleprocessing network evaluation criteria and software support evaluation criteria, are explored. Request for proposal (RFP) information is provided. (FM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Union Catalogue, Richmond.
Identifiers: British Columbia; DOBIS System
Note: For related documents, see ED 200 203-207.