Library Technology Guides

Document Repository

SCI at the Anaheim Public Library


Copyright (c) 1982 R. R. Bowker and Company

Abstract: In 1965 the library started the use of the Recordak charging system. The transaction cards were sorted by computer. In 1978 the library issued an RFP. Systems considered included CLSI, Gaylord, SCI, 3M, and ULISYS. SCI awarded bid in December 1978. System implementation began in September 1979. Operated on a DEC PDP 11/34 with 128K memory, 3 67MB disk drives, a tape drive, printer, and 32 terminals. The software was written in BASIC and runs under the RSTS/E operating system. The library had 270,000 titles, 700,000 items and performs 2.1 million transactions per year. [Anaheim Public library currently uses a Dynix system.]

View Citation
Publication Year:1982
Type of Material:Chapter
Language English
Published in: Library automation : five case studies. Freedman, Maurice J (ed)
Publisher:R. R. Bowker and Company
Company: Systems Control, Inc.
Libraries: Anaheim Public Library
Record Number:3017
Last Update:2015-05-25 14:51:00
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00