ERIC Number: EJ620111
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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A Principled Approach To Selecting an Automated Library System.
Library Hi Tech, v18 n2 p119-29 2000
Offers suggestions for libraries selecting automated systems based on experiences at Purdue University. Highlights include the institutional context; long-term versus short-term benefits; involving staff and users throughout the process; request for proposals; negotiating contracts; evaluating vendors; and communicating. (LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Communication (Thought Transfer), Computer System Design, Contracts, Decision Making, Higher Education, Library Automation, Library Personnel, Users (Information), Vendors
Available electronically: http://www.emerald-library.com.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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