ERIC Number: ED126874
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-May
Reference Count: N/A
The Ontario Universities' Library Cooperative System (OULCS): Handbook and Organization Guide.
Farmer, Linda, Ed.
This handbook provides information about the origin, organization, and projects of the Ontario (Canada) Universities' Library Cooperative System (OULCS). A history of the system's development covers definition of responsibilities, guidelines for operation, and establishment of staff and committees. An organization chart delineates the interaction of the major components of the system and its projects. Responsibilities and membership composition are outlined for each of the five major components, which are: Council of Ontario Universities, Board for Library Coordination, Office of Library Coordination, Ontario Council of University Libraries, and Collections Development Committee. A list of participants, objectives, and progress to date are provided for each of eight projects: (1) union catalog, (2) authority file, (3) cooperative documents catalog, (4) cooperative union serials system, (5) map cataloging, (6) interuniversity borrowing, (7) standardized subject headings, and (8) interuniversity transit system. (LS)
Descriptors: Cataloging, College Libraries, Cooperative Programs, Delivery Systems, Interlibrary Loans, Library Automation, Library Cooperation, Library Networks, Maps, Serials, Subject Index Terms, Union Catalogs
Office of Library Coordination, Council of Ontario Universities, 130 St. George Street, Suite 8039, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2T4, Canada (free)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Ontario Universities, Toronto. Office of Library Coordination.
Identifiers - Location: Canada