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The data processing program in operation at the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, Patchogue, New York

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Title: The data processing program in operation at the Suffolk Cooperative Library System, Patchogue, New York
Author(s): Curley, Walter W.
Subject(s): Libraries --Automation Automatic Data Processing --Congresses
Abstract: February 10, 1963 will always be remembered by the staff of the Suffolk Cooperative Library System as the day the button was pushed. Prior to that time, all of the reasons why mechanized data processing might be applicable had been carefully explored; all were aware that a manual operation might keep the system alive and would have the added advantage that, if it failed, the disaster would make less of a noise from one end of the state to the other. However, the reasons for mechanization were so compelling that the exciting step was taken.
Issue Date: 1965
Publisher: Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Citation Info: In Jenkins, Frances B. (ed) (1965) Proceedings of the Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing. Urbana, Il: Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: 15-42.
Series/Report: Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (3rd : 1965)
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/781
ISSN: 0069-4789
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Rights Information: Copyright owned by Copyright 1965 Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS: 2007-05-25
 

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