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Hegarty, Kevin – Library Journal, 1988
Description of the development of a CD-ROM public access catalog at the Tacoma (Washington) Public Library covers: (1) costs; (2) pros and cons; (3) access time; (4) updates; (5) linking with the circulation system; (6) vendor selection; (7) compact disc interactive; and (8) digital video interactive. (MES)
Descriptors: Costs, Evaluation Criteria, Futures (of Society), Information Technology
The Compact Disk-Circulation System Interface at the Tacoma Public Library: Beyond Stand-Alone CD-ROM.
Hegarty, Kevin – Library Hi Tech, 1988
Describes the development of a CD-ROM public access catalog (CD-PAC)-circulation system interface at the Tacoma (Washington) Public Library. Cost considerations, advantages and disadvantages, access time, and currency of the CD-PAC are discussed. Sidebars cover CD-ROM and the library market, future technologies, and comparisons of prices for…
Descriptors: Costs, Futures (of Society), Information Technology, Library Automation