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CW/MARS purchases OSI interface

Library Systems Newsletter [January 1988]

The Central/Western Massachusetts Automated Resource Sharing Consortium (CW/MARS) has purchased the UTLAS T/ Series 100 System, a Tandem computer-based interface device that will link the Consortium's local system with the UTLAS bibliographic utility using Open System Interconnection Reference Model-standards. The 40 participating libraries will be able to access the UTLAS online cataloging support system and reference data base from any one of their 180 local terminals without requiring terminal users to learn new searching skills. The T/Series 100 is believed to be the first OSI-based interfacing product for libraries.

[Contact: UTLAS, 80 Bloor Street, W, 2nd Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; (416) 913-0890.]

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Publication Year:1988
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Systems Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 8 Number 01
Issue:January 1988
Page(s):2
Publisher:American Library Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:Howard S. White, Editor-in-Chief; Richard W. Boss, Contributing Editor
Products: UTLAS
UTLAS T/ Series 100 System
Libraries: Central/Western Massachusetts Automated Resource Sharing Consortium (CW/MARS)
Subject: Open Systems Interconnect
ISSN:0277-0288
Record Number:4408
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Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00
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