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Journal of library automation [June 1973]

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Copyright (c) 1973 Information Science and Automation Division

Abstract: Simon Fraser University library began operation with an automated circulation system. After deliberation, it mounted the first phase of a two-phase on-line circulation system. A radically revised loan policy caused the system design and assumptions to be called into question. A cheaper, simpler, and more effective off-line system eventually replaced the on-line system. The systems, fiscal, and administrative implications of this decision are reviewed.


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Publication Year:1973
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Journal of library automation
Publication Info:Volume 6 Number 2
Issue:June 1973
Page(s):87-102
Publisher:Information Science and Automation Division
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Libraries: Simon Fraser University
ISSN:0022-2240
Record Number:2056
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00