ERIC Number: ED045093
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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An Introduction to COM (Computer-Output-Microfilm).
Dataflow Systems Inc., Bethesda, MD.
The goal of this manual is to describe the basic elements of Computer Output Microfilm (COM) systems as an introduction to this new systems tool. COM systems, for this report, include the input device (magnetic tape unit or on-line interface), control logic, recording unit, and standard software. Several COM systems are described to illustrate characteristics significant to potential users, input requirements, output media and microforms, and performance characteristics. Appendices list manufacturers of COM recorders and products and service bureaus, and microform storage. A bibliography of 71 references is included. (AB)
Descriptors: Computer Output Microfilm, Computers, Information Processing, Information Retrieval, Information Science, Information Systems, Microfilm, Microforms
Dataflow Systems Incorporated, 7758 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland 20014 ($12.95)
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Authoring Institution: Dataflow Systems Inc., Bethesda, MD.