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Title: University of Illinois Library catalog on CD-ROM: Impact on resource sharing and reference work
Author(s): Watson, Paula D.
Subject(s): Reference services (Libraries) --Automation Online bibliographic searching Database searching Libraries and electronic publishing
Abstract: In spring 1985, the University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign received a grant of more than $83,000 in Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) funds through the Illinois State Library to create and distribute its online catalog on optical disc. The grant had several objectives. The first was to determine whether optical disc technology and industry production capabilities had advanced sufficiently to make it feasible to produce a database of more than 900,000 bibliographic records on laserdisc which could be searched by microcomputer.
Issue Date: 1987
Publisher: Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Citation Info: In L.C. Smith, ed. 1987. Questions and answers : strategies for using the electronic reference collection : Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing. Urbana, Il: Graduate School of Library and Information Science: 153-176.
Series/Report: Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (24th : 1987)
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/1186
ISBN: 0-87845-077-7
ISSN: 0069-4789
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Rights Information: Copyright owned by Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois. 1987.
Date Available in IDEALS: 2007-07-06
 

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