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ERIC Number: ED174221
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Mar-15
Pages: 12
Abstractor: N/A
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Policy Manual for a Computerized Search Service in an Academic Library.
Jackson, William J.
This proposed policy manual for the computerized information retrieval service of the University of Houston System outlines policies for specific elements of its operation: (1) users--who is/is not eligible for service and for equipment use; (2) cost--rates charged; (3) responsibilities of searchers--maintenance of searching skills, scheduling of appointments and interviews, the search, the post-search; (4) responsibilities of the coordinator--compiling statistical reports, liaison and contact, arrangement of equipment repairs and maintenance, publicity, supervision, recommendations; (5) responsibilities of the office secretary--service to patrons, record keeping; (6) responsibilities of the library administration--staffing, funding; (7) complaints; (8) policy approval and change. An appendix describes methods of payment for computer searches conducted at the University of Houston Libraries. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A