ERIC Number: ED108672
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
User's Guide to SCORPIO (Subject-Content Oriented Retriever for Processing Information Online).
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Information Systems Office.
SCORPIO (Subject Content-Oriented Retriever for Processing Information On-line), a set of computer programs developed by the Library of Congress for use by the Library Library's staff, is described. Intended as a users guide for those not trained in data processing, this document presents the system's general characteristics together with a listing of its commands. Examples of their use in searching the system files are provided. The appendixes include: (1) a listing of special display commands available to the user, (2) a description of the contents and organization of the files that can be searched--Legislative Information File, Bibliographic Citation File, Major Issues File, and the National Referral Center File, (3) operating instructions for commonly used remote terminals, and (4) a listing of SCORPIO messages that the user may encounter. (DGC)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Citations (References), Computer Programs, Data Processing, Government Libraries, Guides, Information Processing, Information Retrieval, Information Sources, Information Systems, Law Libraries, Libraries, Library Automation, Library Services, Man Machine Systems, National Libraries, Online Systems, Political Issues, Reference Services
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Information Systems Office.