ERIC Number: ED051826
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Jun
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Masfile--II Pilot Project. Final Report.
Five Associated Univ. Libraries, Syracuse, NY.; State Univ. of New York, Buffalo.
The report prepared for the Five Associated University Libraries (FAUL) by the Technical Information Dissemination Bureau (TIDB) at Suny-Buffalo is divided into nine sections: (1) a summary of procedures used to accomplish the specified MASFILE-II tasks; (2) a graphic comparison of the MARC-II and the MASFILE-II formats; (3) recommend modifications to the FAUL MASFILE-II record needed to transmit records from the MASFILE computer to local terminals or line printers in the MARC-II format; (4) recommend data elements which must be resident in a MASFILE-II record to produce products as specified by the FAUL Systems Committee; (5) recommend workable procedures for each FAUL Library to modify MASFILE-II records in a central computer on a routine basis; (6) recommend workable procedures for adding current local records into MASFILE; (7) recommend workable methods for identifying and selecting specific records and groups of records from MASFILE to produce lists organized by subject, class number, or main entry; (8) isolate major problem areas resulting from this project and (9) summarize time spent and activities performed in computer testing, program runs, clerical operations, and professional time. (MASFILE-I Pilot Project is available as ED 028 801). (Author/NH)
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Authoring Institution: Five Associated Univ. Libraries, Syracuse, NY.; State Univ. of New York, Buffalo.