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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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ERIC Number: EJ300070
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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The Online Public Access Catalog in 1984: Evaluating Needs and Choices.
Fayen, Emily Gallup
Library Technology Reports, v20 n1 p5-59 Jan-Feb 1984
Briefly reviews history of library automation before discussing factors that libraries should consider before choosing to go online (collection size, machine-readable database, computer equipment, costs), and features of online catalogs (database organization, search features, authority files, display options). Information about selected online catalog systems is provided. Nine sources are given. (EJS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - General; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Online Public Access Catalogs
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