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Appleton Public Library selects CLSI

Library Systems Newsletter [July 1982]


The Appleton, Wisconsin, Public Library has become the first library to order CLSI's new microprocessor- based System 23. The System 23 employs a Digital Equipment Corporation LSI 11/23 microcomputer and CLSI's complete software package. The micro configured system is less than half the price of a minicomputer-based system. A typical System 23 costs under $90,000. Appleton will automate both its circulation control activities and its public catalog.

Installation of Appleton's System 23 was planned for June 1982 with a temporary installation of a 11/34 computer. The library will initially connect seven terminals, including a CLSI touch terminal which will be used by patrons to access the online catalog.

The bibliographic data base will be developed using Innovative Interface, Inc.'s interface unit to provide an on-line interface to Appleton's OCLC terminal. The library plans to have converted its data base and to begin online catalog and circulation control activities by January, 1983. [Appleton Public Library, Appleton, Wisconsin. Jerry Pennington, Director. (414) 735-6170.]

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Publication Year:1982
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Systems Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 2 Number 07
Issue:July 1982
Page(s):53
Publisher:American Library Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:Howard S. White, Editor-in-Chief; Richard W. Boss, Contributing Editor
Company: CLSI
Products: LIBS 100
Libraries: Appleton Public Library
ISSN:0277-0288
Record Number:3830
Last Update:2021-11-17 12:27:41
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00