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ALIS II users load release 5.0

Library Systems Newsletter [October 1985]

As of the ALA Annual meeting the vast majority of Data Phase ALIS II libraries were using a variety of software releases ranging from 4.10 through 4.13B despite the fact that these releases were not the latest available. Data Phase has, since that time, persuaded all except five sites to install Release 5.0, bringing these libraries not only to the latest software version, but to the same version. This lays the groundwork for completion of acceptance testing, says Bruce Gelb, Executive Vice President of Data Phase.

Release 5.0.1 is scheduled for September 1985. It will be a maintenance release that will remedy problems reported in the software. Although 5.0.1 is designated as a maintenance release, it will include the software for auxiliary circulation using the Techtran and PortaWand devices.

Despite these signs of progress, a number of libraries continue to hold back on acceptance because they believe that their systems are under-configured either in CPU or disk storage. Individual negotiations will probably be necessary to resolve these issues.

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Publication Year:1985
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Systems Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 5 Number 10
Issue:October 1985
Publisher:American Library Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:Howard S. White, Editor-in-Chief; Richard W. Boss and Judy McQueen, Contributing Editors
Company: DataPhase Systems, Inc.
Products: ALIS II
Record Number:4169
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