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Development of a technical library to support computer systems evaluation

Journal of library automation [December 1971]

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Copyright (c) 1971 Information Science and Automation Division

Abstract: This paper reports on the development and growth of the United States Army Computer Systems Support and Evaluation Command (USACSSEC) Technical Reference Library from a collection of miscellaneous documents related to only fifty computer systems to the present collection of approximately 10,000 hardware/software technical documents related to over 200 systems from 70 manufacturers. Special emphasis is given to the evolution of the filing system and retrieval techniques unique to the USACSSEC Technical Reference Library, i.e., computer listings of available documents in various sequences, and development of the cataloging system adaptable to computer technology. It is hoped that this paper will be a contribution toward a standard approach in cataloging ADP collections.


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Publication Year:1971
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Journal of library automation
Publication Info:Volume 4 Number 4
Issue:December 1971
Page(s):173-184
Publisher:Information Science and Automation Division
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
ISSN:0022-2240
Record Number:2029
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00