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Design of library systems for implementation with interactive computers

Journal of library automation [March 1970]

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Copyright (c) 1970 Information Science and Automation Division

Abstract: In the development of library systems, the movement today is toward the so-called "total" or integrated system. This raises certain designs and implementation questions, such as: what functions should be on-line, real time and what should be done off line in a batch mode; should one operate in a time-shared environment or is a dedicated system preferred; is it practical to design and implement a total system or is the selective implementation of a series of applications to be proffered. Although it may not be feasible in most cases to design and install a total system in a single operation, it is shown how a series of application programs can become the incremental development of such a system.


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Publication Year:1970
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Journal of library automation
Publication Info:Volume 3 Number 1
Issue:March 1970
Page(s):65-78
Publisher:Information Science and Automation Division
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
ISSN:0022-2240
Record Number:2002
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00