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Hawks, Carol Pitts – Library Resources and Technical Services, 1992
Discussion of integrated library systems focuses on the development of the Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK). Capabilities of eight existing systems are described, including catalog creation and maintenance; the online public access catalog (OPAC); circulation, interlibrary loan, and document delivery; acquisitions and serials…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Comparative Analysis, Computer Networks
Elder, Kristen L. – 1996
The "see" and "see also" references in a library's catalog are supposed to provide the cross-references necessary to guide the user to the appropriate subject heading. However, libraries have difficulty maintaining the current, accurate subject authority files needed to facilitate this. A review of the literature in this…
Descriptors: Authority Control (Information), Cataloging, Library Catalogs, Library Technical Processes
LaPoint, Virginia A. – 1997
Traditionally, libraries have had a role of providing equitable access for those who might not otherwise have access, and this role continues today in implementing access to electronic resources. However, there are special problems in applying this mission to prison libraries. A short history of automation in prison libraries is followed by a…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Information Technology, Internet, Library Automation
Marlatt, Thomas R. – 1996
An analysis of the science and technology collections at Carnegie Public Library of East Liverpool, Ohio was undertaken to obtain more thorough knowledge of these areas of the collection before collection development prioritization was made. The entire shelflist from Dewey classification number 500 through 629 was reviewed using the automated…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Dewey Decimal Classification, Library Catalogs, Library Collections