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DRA to automate Florida community college system

Library Systems Newsletter [November 1990]

Data Research Associates, Inc., has signed a contract through the College Center for Library Automation (CCLA) to install a $5.5 million Data Research automation system at a network of more than 60 libraries serving 28 community and junior college systems throughout Florida. The turnkey installation will initially include three Digital Equipment Corporation VAX 6430 processors concurrently supporting 950 terminals. Data Research software on the system includes modules for circulation; public access; acquisitions; serials control; media booking; MARC data base cataloging and authority control; OCLC interface; BiblioFile interface; and Baker & Taylor interface. Also included is a custom software interface to provide access to the NOTIS automation system that serves Florida's state university system.

The 28 colleges in the network collectively hold 2.2 million unique titles and a total of 5.2 million volumes. Projected additional acquisitions for the system are estimated at 55,000 titles and 134,000 volumes annually.

[Contact: Data Research Associates, 1276 North Warson Road, P.O. Box 8495, St. Louis, MO 63132-1806; (314) 432-1100 or U.S.: (800) 325-0888, Canada: (800) 331-3513; Fax (314) 993-8927.]

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Publication Year:1990
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Systems Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 10 Number 11
Issue:November 1990
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: Data Research Associates, Inc.
Products: ATLAS
Libraries: College Center for Library Automation
Record Number:4833
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