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Avatar and LS/2000

Press Release: OCLC [January 1, 1984]

Copyright (c) 1984 OCLC

Abstract: OCLC's acquisition of Avatar allows accelerated development of LS/2000. A plan has been developed to integrate the unique capabilities of LS/2000 and the Avatar System during the next few months.


OCLC's acquisition of Avatar allows accelerated development of LS/2000. A plan has been developed to integrate the unique capabilities of LS/2000 and the Avatar System during the next few months.

As a result of this integration, LS/2000 Release B, scheduled for July 1984, will contain the features described below plus additional capabilities such as:

  • the ability to limit searching to items at a particular location;
  • the ability to transfer items and record "in—transit" status;
  • automatic creation of cross—references from 87x fields;
  • flexible online record entry using workforms;
  • MARC tape output, and
  • reports by item classification and patron category.
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Publication Year:1984
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:January 1, 1984
Publisher:OCLC
Place of Publication:Dublin, OH
Company: Avatar Systems, Inc.
OCLC
Products: LS/2000
Subject: Mergers and acquisitions
Mergers and acquisitions
Record Number:8273
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00