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File structure for an on-line catalog of one million titles

Journal of library automation [March 1973]


Copyright (c) 1973 Information Science and Automation Division

Abstract: A description is given of the file organization and design of an on-line catalog suitable for automation of a library of one million books. A method of virtual hash addressing allows rapid search of the indexes to the catalog file. Storage of textual material in a compressed form allows considerable reduction in storage costs.

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Publication Year:1973
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Journal of library automation
Publication Info:Volume 6 Number 1
Issue:March 1973
Publisher:Information Science and Automation Division
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Record Number:2054
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00