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Murphy, Catherine, Ed. – 1992
This collection of 23 articles compiled from school library journals address the special needs that make automation problematic for school libraries. The articles are divided into five sections: an overview of OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog) development (4 titles); evaluating OPAC systems (4 titles); implementing OPAC systems (6 titles);…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies. – 1983
This collection of library documents which provide instructions for users of online public access catalogs in member libraries of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) contains: (1) a set of enhanced instructions for library users of Geac, a commercial online circulation system at the University of Arizona; (2) sets of materials of…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Library Catalogs
Tyckoson, David A., Ed. – 1991
This book addresses the problem of when a library has limited catalog access, and explores various technological methods to expand the catalog beyond its traditional boundaries. Fourteen chapters describe catalog projects in individual libraries: (1) "Enhancing Access to Information: Building Catalogs for the Future" (David A. Tyckoson);…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Bibliographic Databases, Bibliographic Records
Potter, William Gray – 1983
To check on the status of online cataloging developments in Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member institutions in 1983, a brief questionnaire was sent to ARL libraries that had indicated or reported some progress toward an online catalog. The sample was not intended to be representative of all ARL libraries, and it did not necessarily…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Library Catalogs, Library Planning
Wheeler, William J., Ed. – 2000
This book contains the following papers in honor of Pauline Atherton Cochrane on subject access issues in library and information science: (1) "Obstacles in Progress in Mechanized Subject Access and the Necessity of a Paradigm Change" (Robert Fugmann); (2) "On MARC and the Nature of Text Searching: A Review of Pauline Cochrane's…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Indexing, Information Retrieval, Information Science
Hirshon, Arnold – 1983
Based on an October 1982 survey of 31 selected members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), this report presents library planning documents, general system descriptions and reviews, and examples of library specifications--all dealing with integrated library information systems (ILIS). An ILIS is defined as a fully interactive integrated…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Databases, Information Systems
Dillon, Ken, Ed. – 1997
This publication about school library automation in Australia contains 18 chapters divided into seven sections. The chapters in the first section presents survey results: "School Library Automation in Australia: Results of the First, Second and Third National Surveys" (Ken Dillon); and "School Library Automation in New Zealand:…
Descriptors: Bibliographic Utilities, Case Studies, Cataloging, Elementary Secondary Education
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies. – 1978
A 1978 information survey of Association of Research Libraries (ARL) members indicated that at that time, only a few large libraries were planning to freeze their card catalogs and set up alternative catalog forms as a response to decisions made by the Library of Congress to freeze its card catalog, supply access to its collection through an…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Card Catalogs, Higher Education, Library Automation
Haynes, Craig, Comp. – 1993
This flyer and kit present results of a survey conducted by the Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC) of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) about providing public services to remote users, as well as a variety of documents pertaining to services to remote users. In February 1993, a SPEC survey of 108 ARL members was answered by 75…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Bibliographic Databases, Delivery Systems, Higher Education