ERIC Number: ED326246
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Small Libraries Online: Automating Circulation and Public Access Catalogs. Participant Workbook.
Garcia, C. Rebecca; Bridge, Frank R.
This workbook, meant to be used in a workshop, presents information on and guidelines for automating small libraries: (1) planning for automation; (2) automated system procurement and evaluation; (3) data conversion issues; (4) sample configuration worksheets; (5) sample configuration costs; (6) site preparation; (7) training; and (8) acceptance testing. Appended materials include a glossary of 100 automation and telecommunications terms; a sample long-range automation plan; guidelines for using MARC (Machine Readable Cataloging) records; minicomputer and microcomputer system comparison; an automation vendor list; a data conversion vendor list; functional specifications; and a 29-item bibliography. (SD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas State Library, Austin. Dept. of Library Development.