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An introduction to computer-based library systems


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Publication Year:1984
Type of Material:Book
Language English
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons
Place of Publication:Chichester
Notes:This book gives a good assessment of the state of library automation systems in the mid-1980s, with considerable information of the historical developement up to that time. Tedd gives primarily a UK perspective, but also includes developments in the US.~Claremont College''s Total Library Sytem (p. 39 );~DOBIS/LIBIS (Dortmunder Bibliothekssystem), p. 40. DOBIS was jointly developed by IBM and University of Dortmund in West Germany; LIBIS is a complimentary package developed at Leuven University in Belgium. Libraries that use DOBIS in the mid-eighties include the National Library of Canada, Hamilton Public Library (Canada), Japanese Institute of Science and Technology, King Aaud Univeristy in Saudi Arabia, University of Cork in Ireland, and Austin Public Library. Author indicates that DOBIS at this time was deployed in about 40 libraries in 15 different countries.~European University Institute, p. 40.~ILS Integrated Library System, p. 40. Developed at the Lister Hill for Biomedical Communications. Later developed and supported by Online Systems, Inc. Operates under an operating environment called MIIS. Used by 12 libraries.~Maggie''s Place, p.40. Developed at the Pikes Peak Library District in Colorado.~NOTIS, p. 41. Development started in 1967.~VTLS, p. 41. Developed in the HP/3000 computers using Image/3000 database.~BLCMP, p. 109, 120-125
Products: Total Library System (TLS)
Integrated Library System (ILS)
Maggie's Place
Subject: Integrated library systems -- historical developements
Record Number:2887
Last Update:2023-11-14 19:02:31
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00