ERIC Number: ED121324
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
State of the Art and Alternatives. Subgroup B; Interim Report.
Bullock, Connie; And Others
Considering alternative physical formats for the public card catalogs currently used in the University of California at Los Angeles libraries, a study group at began by investigating six possibilities: 1) cards; 2) photographically-produced catalogs; 3) typeset-printed catalogs; 4) computer-produced catalogs; 5) microform or video catalogs; and 6) on-line terminal access. Each system was considered in terms of 13 possible decision factors which included ease of use, equipment requirements, and conversion and maintenance costs. Tables comparing the 13 decision factors for the 6 catalog formats and an extensive annotated bibliography are included. (EMH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Library.