ERIC Number: ED024430
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968-Jan-2
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The Development and Operation of a System to Reclassify Older Books and Process New Books Under the Library of Congress Classification System for a Public Library Currently Employing the Dewey Decimal Classification. Progress Report.
Sherman, Stuart C.; Pinson, Leo A.
This progress report on a pilot project involving the reclassification of 1,000 titles in the Providence Public Library using data processing techniques covers the period October 1, 1967, to December 31, 1967. The major activities and accomplishments, problems, significant findings and events, dissemination activities, staff time, and future activities are briefly outlined. Appendixes include: subject areas for conversion, a subject areas detail sheet, procedures, time and statistics sheets, programming specifications, an input worksheet, location symbols, catalog card samples, three encoding lessons, and reprints of two letters on the project which appeared in "Library Journal." (JB)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Providence Public Library, RI.