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Journal of library automation [June 1970]

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Copyright (c) 1970 Information Science and Automation Division

Abstract: Description of a system, operational since June 1968, that provides control of all serials holding in nine campus libraries, permits updating of the complete file every two or three days, and procedures various outputs for libraries staff from data in variable fields on disks (listings, statistics, etc.). The programs, presently operating on an IBM 360/ 50 and utilizing an IBM 2314 disk-storage facility and three IBM 226 CRT terminals, is written in IBM System/360 Operating System Assembler Language and in PL/I; it could encompass a file of no more than 10 million records of variable length limited to 127/255 characters and sub divided in 25 or fewer.


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Publication Year:1970
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Journal of library automation
Publication Info:Volume 3 Number 2
Issue:June 1970
Page(s):128-141
Publisher:Information Science and Automation Division
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
ISSN:0022-2240
Record Number:2008
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00