ERIC Number: EJ901953
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Automation of Acquisition Records and Routine in the University Library, Newcastle upon Tyne
Line, Maurice B.
Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, v40 n2 p115-117 2006
Purpose: Reports on the trial of an automated order routine for the University Library in Newcastle which began in April 1966. Design/methodology/approach: Presents the author's experiences of the manual order processing system, and the impetus for trialling an automated system. The stages of the automated system are described in detail. Findings: Time spent on processing recommendation slips was reduced by 30 percent using the automated system. Important data and printouts can be produced which should lead to a reduction in clerical time and enable accounting to be done automatically. Originality/value: The paper has historical value.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Newcastle upon Tyne)